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Mendota
 
Union Depot Railroad Museum
 
730 Main Street
 
PO Box 433
 
Mendota  IL                   61342  
 
Phone              815 538-3800
 
Web Site      http://www.mendotamuseums.org/
 
E-mail         mailto:mendotamuseums@tsf.net
 
Description      in restored portion of depot, HO layout, locomotive, 1900 telegraph office,                         photos, crossing gate towers, in still active station
 
Type of Resource       Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus    Railroad
 
Building Type    Depot
 
Collection G-M      Model Railroad
 
Era      1866
 
New or Updated:                 11/27/2003

Illinois
Peoria
Wheels O' Time Museum
11923 N Knoxville Avenue
PO Box 9636
Peoria IL 61612
Phone 309 243-9020
Web Site http://www.wheelsotime.org/
E-mail mailto:wotmuseum@aol.com
Description Automobiles, fire engines, model and full size rolling stock, clocks, music machines, vintage clothing and dolls
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Automotive
Collection A-F Dolls
Collection G-M Model Railroad
Collection N-Z Vehicles
New or Updated: 05/27/2003

Illinois
Rossville
Rossville Depot Museum
210 East Benton Street
MAIL: PO Box 1013 Danville IL 61834
Rossville IL
Phone
Web Site
http://www.prairienet.org/djc-nrhs/museum.html
E-mail mailto:djcnrhs@prairienet.org
Description 1903 depot restored to 1950s appearance, railroading memorabilia, railroading library & HO railroad in former baggage room
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Railroad
Building Type Depot
Collection G-M Model Railroad
Era 1950
Owner/Operator: Danville Junction Chap. NRHS

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Indiana
Garrett
Garrett Historical Museum
302 North Randolph Street
Garrett IN 46738
Phone 219 357-3002
Alt Phone 219 925-3100
Web Site http://www.sirus.com/users/tlout/
E-mail mailto:tlout@sirus.com
Description located in former B&O Freight station, history of railroad town, HO railroad in basement
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Railroad
Building Type Depot
Collection N-Z Model Railroad
New or Updated: 05/27/2003

Linden
Linden Railroad Museum
207 North Main Street
PO Box 154
Linden IN 47955
Phone 765 339-4896
Alt Phone 765 339-7245
Web Site http://www.tctc.com/~weaver/depot.htm
Alt Web http://www.tctc.com/~mcvcb/
Description depot houses railroad memorabilia and model railroad layouts
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Railroad
Building Type Depot
Collection G-M Model Railroad
Era 1906
Owner/Operator: Linden/Monon Township Historical Society

Indiana
Muncie
Muncie Children's Museum
515 South High Street
Muncie IN 47305
Phone 765 286-1660
Web Site http://www.munciechildrensmuseum.com/index.htm
Description interactive Garfield computer exhibit, paleontology, geology
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Children
Collection N-Z Model Railroad
New or Updated: 06/13/2003

Shelbyville
Grover Museum
52 West Broadway St
Shelbyville IN 46176
Phone
765 392-4634
Web Site
http://www.grovermuseum.org/history.html
Description
3 rotating galleries, indoor street scene with 29 shops, model railroad
Type of Resource
Museum
Collection G-M Model Railroad
New or Updated: 06/24/2003

  Kansas

  Ellis

  Ellis Railroad Museum

  911 Washington St

  PO Box 82

  Ellis  KS    67637    

  Phone   785 726-4493

  Web Site  http://www.ellis.ks.us/rrmuseum.html

  E-mail  mailto:ellisrrm@envisioncs.net

  Description  artifacts, 5000 sq foot model train layout, 2.5 mile miniature train ride, 1200

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Kind of Activity   Train Ride

  Collection A-F Dolls

  Collection G-M  Model Railroad

  New or Updated: 11/24/2004

  Kentucky
 
Bowling Green
 
Brims Children's Museum
 
1229 Center St
 
Bowling Green  KY   42101  
 
Phone   270 843-9799
 
Web Site  BROKEN http://www.premiernet.net/~brims
 
Alt Web  http://bg.ky.net/Tourism/attractions.html
 
Description  BRIMS Blaster mini-tornado, HO railroad, wind tunnel, Magic Mirrors, 40 exhibits
 
Type of Resource   Science
 
Primary Focus  Children
 
Collection G-M  Model Railroad
 
New or Updated:  5/10/2004
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