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P.O. Box 358
E8948 Museum Rd.
North Freedom, WI 53951

Telephone:
608-522-4261
800-930-1385

FAX:
608-522-4490

email contacts:
, office
, gift shop

Now open daily. Trans depart at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. Muesum open 9:30am to 5pm. Read the Latest on our Steam Restorations

2014 SEASON SCHEDULE – Mid-Continent Railway Museum is open and trains are running seven days per week, rain or shine. For additional information, see the Train Ride Info page. Tickets can be reserved on the Reservations page.

Sept. 1: Daily operations end, weekend-only operations resume
Oct. 4: Dinner Train (see Autumn Color weekend for more details)
Oct. 10-12: Autumn Color weekend
Oct. 18-19: Pumpkin Special
Oct. 20: Museum closed for the season (except special events)
Nov. 29-30: Santa Express

Feb. 14-15, 2015: Snow Train

LIMITED-TIME OPPORTUNITY – Mid-Continent has a rare, limited-time opportunity to greatly advance the restoration of Cazenovia Southern No. 2 (ex-Mineral Point & Northern), a passenger car with local significance, but your help is needed! Read the full story.

STEAM STATUS PAGE – Our Steam Status page contains the latest information about the C&NW No. 1385 and Saginaw Timber Company No. 2 steam locomotive restorations.

CONNECT WITH MID-CONTINENT – Keeping up to date with your favorite railway museum is now easier than ever. Find us on Pinterest Facebook and YouTube!

SEEKING C&NW 1385 MATERIALS – Do you have visuals, posters, postcards, photos, video, movies, paperwork, blueprints or other materials related to the C&NW 1385 steam locomotive? We are interested in any materials that help tell show the 1385's history on the C&NW and at Mid-Continent. New exhibits about No. 1385 are in the works and new content continues to be needed for use in publications and the web. Learn how you can share your C&NW 1385 materials with us.

STEAM & STEEL: SONGS OF RAILROAD'S GOLDEN AGE – Fundraising at Mid-Continent Railway Museum has taken on a more harmonious tone with the release of an original music CD entitled Steam & Steel: Songs of Railroad’s Golden Age. A collection of ten railroad themed songs, including nine original compositions by Mid-Continent member Ken Hojnacki, performed by Grammy Award-winning bluegrass artist Laurie Lewis and her band, they range in style from bluegrass to country to folk.

Read the The Story Behind the Songs of Railroad's Golden Age, which includes not only the back story but song lyrics, pictures and song samples.

Order yours by calling our office at 800-930-1385

REVISIT OUR FAVORITE ISSUES OF THE MID-CONTINENT RAILWAY GAZETTE – Read a brief history of our quarterly publication distributed free to Mid-Continent members and learn more about some of our most popular past issues.

WOODEN CAR BUILDERS — The Rolling Stock website, a fantastic resource for historical information, data, photos and more on wooden railroad cars and builders. This is an independent effort on the part of Mr. Hayes Hendricks, who recently donated the content of his website to Mid-Continent Railway Museum, where it is now hosted.

Mid-Continent is an outdoor living history museum and operating railroad recreating, preserving, and interpreting the small town/shortline way of life from the "Golden Age of Railroading" spanning the years 1880 to 1916. Help us preserve this experience for others to enjoy by making a donation, and consider joining us as a member!

The entire contents of this website is ©2014 Mid-Continent Railway Historical Society, Inc. Please respect the copyright of our contributing photographers. Any copying, redistribution, or reuse of files, photos, text, or graphics from this website without written permission is prohibited, with the exception of the Media Kit under the terms outlined on those pages.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: We would like to thank the following people for making this site possible: John Gruber, Ray Buhrmaster, Don Meyer, Dennis and Marcia Elliott, Bill Buhrmaster, Jim Neubauer, Jeff Haertlein, Jeff Bloohm, Don Ginter, Glenn Guerra, Mike Harrington, Bill Raia, John Decker, Herman Page, Dick Goddard, Stan Searing, Forrest Van Schwartz, David Mattoon, Philip A. Weibler, Paul Swanson, Carl Bierman and Leah Rosenow. Pat Weeden, Webmaster.