Winnipeg Railway Museum


Winnipeg Railway Museum

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name = "WINNIPEG UNION STATION"


The Winnipeg Railway Museum is a non-profit organization operated by volunteers from the Midwestern Rail Association.

Overview

Their mandate is preserve and promote the rail heritage in the regions between the Lakehead and the Rockies and between St.Paul, Minnesota and the Hudson Bay. The museum is located on tracks 1 and 2 in the VIA Rail Union Station (Winnipeg) in Manitoba, Canada. The museum is dedicated to the history and development of the railway in Western Canada. The collection features the "Countess of Dufferin" (the first locomotive on the Canadian prairies), a variety of vintage railcars, cabooses, a Jordan spreader from 1911, the history and artifacts of the building of the Hudson Bay Railway to Churchill, Manitoba, technical displays, HO scale model layout and a gift shop.

Address: Box 48, 123 Main St., Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 1A3

External links

* [http://www.wpgrailwaymuseum.com/ Museum website]


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