Scottsdale Railroad Museum - Scottsdale, AZ
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N 33° 32.230 W 111° 55.373
12S E 414312 N 3711221
Quick Description: A railroad museum at the McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 4/15/2011 6:53:56 AM
Waymark Code: WMB7G6
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member alermy
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Long Description:

Your visit to the Scottsdale Railroad Museum begins in the old Peoria, Arizona train depot that was constructed in 1895 and moved to this location in 1974. Within this building are several items on display and you can view a short film. Exit the building from the back door to continue the tour to see the Gabe Brooks machine shop. Next, walk up the ramp and enter a Santa Fe baggage car to view more items on display. Continue through this car to the next, the Roald Amundsen private railcar used by four US Presidents.

Although there is no gift shop, restaurant, or train rides within the museum itself, they are available in the park.

Museum Website: [Web Link]

Train ride provided?: no

Actual railroad cars or locomotives on display?: yes

Admission fee?: Two tickets per visitor; tickets are $1.00 each, or buy a book of 12 for $10.00

Street Address: 7301 East Indian Bend Road Scottsdale, AZ 85250

Gift shop?: no

Café/restaurant?: no

Theater?: yes

Other features?:
Peoria Depot, Gabe Brooks Machine Shop, Santa Fe Baggage car, Roald Amundsen Presidential car. Not within the museum, but within the park are a miniature railroad, model railroad building, and several other railcars on display.

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