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Galesburg Railroad Museum

Galesburg Railroad Museum J. Stephen Conn via Flickr. www.flickr.com/photos/jstephenconn/3216126649

Experience railroading of the early 1900s at the new Galesburg Railroad Museum building that sits next to the Amtrak Depot. The building holds an extensive collection of railroad memorabilia on view for the public to see. Take a tour through the restored passenger engine built in 1930 by the Baldwin Locomotive Works, a fully-outfitted car used by the Railway Mail Service and Railway Express Agency, a Pullman parlor car, caboose and two 1950’s inspection cars outfitted with track maintenance tools.

Galesburg is an Amtrak city with daily service to downtown Chicago and many other destinations. For Amtrak fares and reservations, call your travel agent, or Amtrak at 1-800-USA-RAIL or visit www.amtrak.com.

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