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Galesburg Railroad Museum

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Galesburg Railroad Museum

211 S. Seminary St.

Galesburg, Illinois 61401

(309) 342-9400


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Type: Museums

Illinois Tourism District: Western

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The Galesburg Railroad Museum covers the long and distinguished history that trains and the railroad industry as a whole have in the area since 1854. The museum has a wide verity of exhibits that covers the gamut of both the passenger and freight railroad industries. Galesburg was at one time the location of the world's second largest railroad hump yard, which is where rail cars are split up and then recombined so they can go to their destinations. It also has several types of train cars and a steam engine on display.


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