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Welcome to the Northwest Railway Museum

We invite you to travel to Snoqualmie where you can - Visit a Victorian depot. Learn how the railway changed everything. See and feel the excitement of a working railroad. Travel back in time to experience what travel was like before Interstate highways. Shop in a bookstore and find a new book.

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Thank you for everyone who participated this year!

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Riding the Train: Regularly scheduled trains WILL NOT run on July 15-16 & July 22-23 during Day Out With Thomas. Weekend train rides will resume on  July 29-30 on Saturdays and Sundays, April through the end of October. Price: $10-$20.

Railway History Center Hours: 11am - 4pm, Thursday- Sunday. Via train, Saturdays and Sundays. The RHC is open during Day Out With Thomas.

Snoqualmie Depot Hours: 10am - 5pm, 7 days a week. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Price: No admission charge to visit the Snoqualmie Depot and grounds. $10 per person admission to visit Railway History Center.

Related Sites: Chapel Car 5 Messenger of Peace, Wellington Remembered






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Jul 20, 2017
Keeping cool
The Museum's primary locomotives are Baldwin-built RS4-TC switchers built for the Army Transportation Corp and the Air Force in 1953. Their original cooling systems consisted of a large radiator cooled with a fan driven directly from the prime mover, a V12 Caterpillar D197. In the early 1950s this was a typical design used by nearly all locomotive manufacturers.Beginning two years ago,