In the interim, area railroad enthusiasts can peruse photographs and memorabilia detailing
Railroads Remembered runs from
Admission is free and the museum is open from
Residents throughout the county and beyond donated the items in hopes of preserving
"We are fortunate to have these nice pieces to display for Railroads Remembered," Sims said. "The exhibit will only be on display for a limited time so we encourage people to come out and enjoy the photos and memorabilia."
The display includes more than 240 pictures with the oldest dating to 1902.
Some are "Kodak" moments, pictures taken by employees, while others are professional
"All of the memorabilia and photos are on display through a loan program and will be returned to the owners at the close of the special exhibit," Wallace said. "The donors are from here and towns all over the country. It is safe to say that many in
"I thought I'd seen all the pictures of the shops around here, but there's several of the pictures donated that I'd never seen," Burt said.
Although the majority of the exhibits focus on
"The railroads, not just
The JCHCM celebrates the history of
"Although our space is limited in the courthouse museum there is much to see here," Wallace said. "Besides, it's probably going to be a scorcher outside, so come in and enjoy the cold air conditioning."
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