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Southeastern Railway Museum
Georgia's Official Transportation History Museum
General Electric 44-ton switcher.jpg
New York, Ontario & Western Railway General Electric 44-ton switcher #104 at the Southeastern Railway Museum.
Established 1970 by the Atlanta Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society
Location 3595 Buford Hwy.
Duluth, Georgia USA
Type Railroad and transportation Museum
Collection size over 90 pieces of rolling stock exhibited

The Southeastern Railway Museum (initialised SRM, AAR code SMRX) is a railroad museum located in Duluth, Georgia, in suburban Atlanta.

The museum was founded in 1970 by the Atlanta Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society. There are over 90 pieces of rolling stock exhibited on the 30-acre (12 ha) site. In 2000, the museum was given the title of being Georgia's official transportation history museum, and the collection of exhibits continues to diversify to reflect this.

In addition to the rolling stock there is a wide variety of railroad artifacts and an extensive archive. The grounds also contain the restored 1871 Duluth passenger train depot, a G16/Park train ride, and a model railroad housed in Building 1. Visitors can also take a brief train ride on restored cabooses over track which runs the length of the property.

Rolling stock collection

Steam locomotives

1026
GA Railroad #1026

Diesel locomotives

  • Southern Railway (SOU) EMD SW7 No. 8202
  • Southern Railway EMD E8 No. 6901
  • Southern Railway EMD GP30 No. 2594 - currently on lease at TVRM
  • Armco Steel Baldwin-Westinghouse Boxcab No. B-70
  • Hartwell Railroad General Electric 44-ton switcher No. 2
  • New York, Ontario and Western Railway General Electric 44-ton switcher No. 104 (pictured)
  • Georgia Railroad EMD GP7 No. 1026 (pictured)
  • Louisville & Nashville ALCO S-4m No. 2326
  • CSX EMD SD45-2 No. 8954 (ex SCL No. 2049)
  • SMRX GE 45-Tonner No. 3 (Rebuilt as 50-Tonner)

Passenger cars

  • Norfolk Southern/Central of Georgia No. NS 30 Marco Polo/Savannah, Pullman Company Private Car used by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt between the years of 1933 and 1940
  • Seaboard Coast Line Railroad No. 301 Superb - Pullman Company Private Car used by U.S. President Warren G. Harding
  • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Sleeper/Lounge Washington Club
  • Clinchfield Railroad Bar/Lounge car No. 112
  • Southern Railway Diner No. 3168
  • Southern Railway Coach No. 3780 - painted and lettered as New Georgia Railroad No. 1104
  • Southern Railway Coach No. 812 Charlottesville
  • Southern Railway Coach No. 1212
  • Southern Railway Coach No. 1065
  • Southern Railway Coach No. 1078
  • Central of Georgia Coach No. 527
  • Central of Georgia Coach No. 651 - painted and lettered as New Georgia Railroad No. 1111
  • Central of Georgia Coach No. 662 - currently on lease to TVRM, AAR reporting mark SMRX 662
  • Atlantic Coast Line Business car No. 307 - Currently painted and lettered as SMRX No. 307 Georgia On My Mind
  • Southern Railway 10-1-2 sleeper Thomas Ruffin
  • Southern Railway 10-6 sleeper No. 2019 Tugalo River Currently lettered as Norfolk Southern "NS17"
  • Amtrak 24-8 Slumbercoach No. 2092 Loch Arkaig
  • USAX Troop kitchen car No. 200

Head-end equipment

  • Southern Railway RPO/Baggage car No. 153 In use as Archive Storage
  • Southern Railway RPO No. 1701 Grand Junction
  • Southern Railway Baggage car No. 116 In use as Archive Storage
  • Southern Railway Baggage car No. 451 Southern Railway Baggage car No. 582
  • Southern Railway Baggage car No. 6457
  • Southern Railway Baggage car No. 4529
  • Central of Georgia Railway Baggage car No. 405

Freight cars

  • Central of Georgia Railway Bulkhead flat No. 11403
  • DODX heavy duty flat car No.38416
  • Southern Railway flat car No. 117092
  • Southern Railway hopper car No. 74745
  • Southern Railway "Big John" hopper car No. 8717
  • Southern Railway 86 ft boxcar No. 9690
  • Southern Railway gondola No. 900097
  • Southern Railway gondola No. 291069
  • Southern Railway boxcar No. 33309
  • Norfolk Southern hopper car No. 993359
  • L&N (H.P. Hood and Sons) milk tank car No. 40605
  • Fruit Growers Express reefer No. 55558
  • Norfolk and Western gondola No. 99984
  • Seaboard Air Line boxcar No. 9028
  • Chattahoochee Valley boxcars Nos. 1010, 9012, 9014, 98703, 98705, 98707, 98708
  • GATX Kaolin tank car No. 40649

Cabooses

Maintenance-of-way equipment

  • Seaboard Air Line bunk car No. F70413
  • Chattahoochee Valley flatcar with burro crane No. 522
  • Jordan Spreader No. JX635
  • WofA Pile driver No. 20 with tender No. 7302 and boom car No. 7001
  • USAX self-propelled crane No. C-271 [1]
  • Western Union tool car No. 3558-AB

Miscellaneous equipment

  • L&N M-1 Berkshire Tender No. 1966
  • L&N Auxiliary Water Tender JLDX No.55 (ex L&N No. 279)
  • Southern Railway Auxiliary Water Tender No. WT52

The collection also includes a Trackmobile.[2]

Transit equipment

Rail vehicles

  • Georgia Railway and Power Company streetcar No. 269 - Used on the Decatur Line
  • Georgia Railway and Power Company streetcar No. 636

Rubber-tired vehicles

  • Atlanta Airport Automated People Mover Westinghouse C-100 vehicles Nos. 1 and 53
  • Atlanta Transit System Trackless trolley No. 1296
  • Atlanta Transit System Nos. 1732 and 1756
  • BC Transit CCF-Brill T-44 Trackless trolley No. 2207
  • Cobb Community Transit RTS bus No. 8956
  • Gwinnett County Transit Orion VII 32.5' CNG bus No. B014

MARTA-owned vehicles

  • Mule streetcar No. 1866
  • Georgia Power Company 1941 White, bus No. 401
  • Atlanta Transit Company 1956 GMC, bus No. 253
  • Atlanta Transit System 1963 GMC, bus No. 946
  • MARTA Flxible Metro bus No. 3360
  • MARTA New Flyer 40' CNG bus No. 2701
  • MARTA GMC "Fishbowl" bus No. 4211

Special events

The museum hosts a series of annual special events, including Caboose Days in April, the Fast Track 5K in May, Locomotive Celebration in June, Trains, Trucks & Tractors in August and Classics at the Crossing in October.

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