There's always something happening at the Railroad Museum of Oklahoma. Here are a few of our current happenings:
3-21-13 Members meeting.
4-13-13 Museum Open House & Railroad Appreciation Day, 9:00 to 4:00 p.m. Caboose rides at 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., for suggested donation of $2.
4-20-13 Cherokee Strip Model Railroad Association "Railfest" train show at Garfield County fairground Pavilion building, at 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Admission is $5 (13 years & older) and $3 (5 to 12 years). For further information contact 580-478-2631.
4-18-13 Members meeting.
5-16-13 Members meeting.
6-20-13 Members meeting.
8-19-13 Members meeting.
9-19-13 Members meeting.
10-17-13 Members meeting.
10-18 to 10-20-13 Crescent Valley Custom Train Lines special edition Lego Layout during regular Museum hours.
11-21-13 Members meeting.
12-7 and 12-8-13 Oklahoma City Train Show.
12-14-13 Museum Christmas Party at 7:00 p.m. Please bring your favorite snack food.
The Railroad Museum of Oklahoma's popular "Breakfast in the Wanda Lee" ended another successful season in May. Head chef Bob Krieg along with his wonderful wife Rena and grandson Carson Combest deserve everyone's thanks for the fantastic food and fun atmosphere they provided each month. If you want a return engagement this fall, please let Bob know you will support the program through your presence and donations. Thanks again, Bob and crew. We appreciate you!
Operation Lifesaver is a very successful program teaching highway-rail grade crossing safety and depends on a trained core of volunteers who make presentations to school children, adults, law enforcement and truck and bus drivers. Please call Allyn Mills, Director of our state's Operation Lifesaver organization at 405-691-0778 for details on how to become a certified Operation Lifesaver presenter or to schedule an OL presentation for your group.
Officers of the Railroad Muesum for 2012:
President - (vacant) Vice-president & historian - Jason Reimer
Secretary - Jean Cash
Treasurer - Frank "Watermelon" Campbell
Museum Director - Frank "Watermelon" Campbell
Webmaster - Richard Allen
Contact any officer for information about the museum and its activities.
The latest issue of "Making Tracks", the official monthly newsletter of the Railroad Museum of Oklahoma, is available to all current members. Please join us today and enjoy all of the benefits of museum membership.