Train Cars in Old 96 District

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What is it about trains that brings out the kid in all of us? The train cars at the Railroad Historical Center in Greenwood, SC and Caboose No. 5759 at The McGowan-Barksdale-Bundy House will certainly do the trick.

Railroad Historical Center

With seven vintage train cars, plus gardens and exhibits, the Railroad Historical Center in Greenwood, SC has much to explore.

 

Train cars at Railroad Historical Center Greenwood SC

 

Special events include National Train Day and summer camps. Celebrate in December with Polar Express parties. Stay up to date with summer camps and special events at the Museum and Railroad Historical Center.

For questions regarding programs at the Center, call Bethany Wade at 864-229-7093. 

The Railroad Museum is located at 908 South Main Street in Greenwood, SC. 

Hours of Operation: Thursdays- Saturdays from 10:00 am-5:00 pm. Guided tours will be offered on Fridays from 2:00-4:00 pm and Saturdays from 10:00 am-2:00 pm. The fee for guided tours is $5 for adults and $3 for children.

Caboose No. 5759

Caboose No. 5759 was restored in Jacksonville, Florida then presented to Abbeville County Historical Society in 1994. It currently resides at The McGowan-Barksdale-Bundy House. Abbeville conductors and flagmen rode this caboose between Atlanta and Hamlet during 1963-67.

 

Caboose No. 5759 at The McGowan-Barksdale-Bundy House

More of the history can be found at Abbeville County State Historical Society.

Open for tours each non-holiday Saturday, March 7th through Mid-December, From 1:00 P.M. Until 4:00 P.M. Also open by special appointment.

The McGowan-Barksdale-Bundy House is located at 305 North Main Street in Abbeville, SC.

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August 18, 2016
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