The Museum Displays seek to tell the story of railroads in the central Virginia area over the past 150 years through artifacts, equipment, paper memorabilia, maps and photographs displayed in the FREIGHT ROOM and the STATION MASTERS OFFICE. The story is also told with restored railroad rolling stock on track adjacent to the museum building.

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Maintenance of Way


The Motor Car is a powered vehicle capable of carrying several people and towing one or two trailer cars. Track tools are displayed on the trailer behind the Motor Car. These vehicles operated on the mainline as unscheduled –if a scheduled train was approaching, the operator(s) had to manually remove the track car from the mainline to clear the way for the train.