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AT&SF Steam Locomotive Open House

Sep 28, 2019 – Sep 28, 2019

Free Hot Dogs, Live Music, RR Speeder Rides, Train Layouts, giant steam loco cab tours, and vintage RR displays. Souvenirs.

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Tour the mighty SANTA FE 2926 Steam Locomotive and Engine House. Live music all day, free hot dogs, soft drinks, and popcorn; operating model train displays; professional railroad groups; Official 2926 merchandise, artwork, vintage photos, jewelry, books, raffles, photography. Ride our newly res...

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Birthday Party - 2926 turns 75

May 18, 2019 – May 18, 2019

Rail fans of all ages- come celebrate the 75th birthday of Santa Fe 2926.

Enjoy birthday cake, ice cream, and soft drinks.

Kids- bring a homemade birthday card or make one at our Birthday Card Station.

Wear your best railroad attire and pose for a photo in the historic locomotive cab.

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NM Railroad History Celebration - Santa Fe, NM

Sep 13, 2018 – Sep 16, 2018

First Annual New Mexico Railroad History Celebration
Experience and celebrate the unique vast treasure of New Mexico’s railroad history. Have fun and learn about New Mexico’s railroad history by exploring actual historical engines and cars, operating model trains, viewing train art and photograph...

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The locomotive's rear truck is back on the track, and the pit walls have been reinforced. The search is on for a new modular building for the store. No work session on July 4, but the gates will be open for visitors.

02.Jun.2018. The planned static steam-up is put off until further notice. We have had a partial derailment of the trailing truck, right over the rear of the pit, with structural damage to the pit I-beam on the fireman side. We will be working with a railroad savvy local heavy equipment contra...

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Testimonials

5 months ago
Great piece of historic machinery! Restoration crew is doing a fantastic job to bring 2926 back to life!
- Bill G
a year ago
Super interesting and different place to visit. The train is being restored by a bunch of really passionate volunteers. We got a really detailed account of how trains shaped Albuquerque into what it is, and that was great. Plus, you get to sit inside of it.
- Uphoria B
4 months ago
When we arrived there was a crew to greet us. We were given a detailed hands on tour. We climbed all through the cab and around the the set. Wonderful information and nice and unusual items to purchase. Will be going again.
- Marrien S

Santa Fe 2926, the Spirit of Steam

In 1944, the Santa Fe Railway took delivery of engine no. 2926. The largest and most advanced of her type, AT&SF 2926 regularly hauled passenger trains at 100 mph between Kansas City, Albuquerque, and San Diego. When diesel engines took over in the 1950's,  2926 went on public display in Albuquerque's Coronado Park. Volunteers began restoration work 20 years ago. After 170,000 volunteer hours and 3 million dollars in donations, the 2926 will soon rule the rails once again. 

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1833 8th St NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
United States
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