Hello everybody! This weekend is Opening Weekend for the 2015 season and oh boy howdy do we have quite the busy schedule laid out for this year. This will be the busiest and most exciting year in our history when it comes to building restoration. This year we are having new permeant bathrooms installed just […]
The Railroad Museum, Sioux City rail yard complex may be closed to the public until March 1st, but it doesn’t mean we are not actively working. As a matter of fact we will be taking the show on the road, so to speak, and will be participating in two upcoming regional model train shows. We […]
If you have missed your visit with Santa this year or forgot to tell him earlier about that little extra someting you may be hoping for. You have one more chance to visit with him this Satuday Dec 20th. Santa will arrive via a 1913 built wood caboose pulled by a 1943 built diesel locomotive at 12:30 […]
Here are some pictures from last years visit. We are excited to see you. Santa and the Polar Express Conductor are waiving at the cars passing by on Iowa Hwy 12 as they approach the Railroad Museum’s roundhouse complex located on the north end of the Riverside neighborhood in Sioux City, Iowa A crowd of visitors […]
Save the date(s) it’s almost here! The best, free, Fall family event in Siouxland is now on two Saturdays and is 6 hours long each day. We can’t wait to see you! Spread the word!
The first annual Touch-a-Truck-or-Train community event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., this Saturday, October 4, in the rail yard of the Milwaukee R…ailroad Shops Historic District in Sioux City. General admission to the event is $10 per family. Bring the entire family out and enjoy sitting in these trucks, trains and […]
The Railroad Museum Sioux City is now in the process of gauging interest and planning for our inaugural “Touch a Truck or Train” Transportation Expo to be held on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. We are seeking local busin…ess, public agencies or organizations that would be willing to […]
Want to exhibit your vintage iron (tractor), truck, or classic car at Ag-Rail? Contact the Railroad Museum’s executive director, Matt Merk, for more information. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wow, we are getting national attention with our planned archaeology dig scheduled to start in August. The archaeology team coming in from the University of Iowa are also looking for 30 volunteers to help. These volunteers will work side by …side with the archeologists doing some digs, and sifting through the dirt, looking for any […]
The Siouxland Historical Railroad Association is seeking old photos from area families of the Sioux City-based Milwaukee Road Railroad Shops and its railroad workers in search of pictures that can assist with an archaeological dig or can accompany the nomination to list the historic site on the National Register of Historic Places. Larry Obermeyer, railroad […]