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Have you ever been to the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg? It’s worth the trip: s a visual feast for train lovers of all ages, with a world-class collection of more than 100 historic American locomotives and railroad cars plus a working restoration shop, changing exhibits, vast library and archive, immersive education center and Museum store.
How’d you like to volunteer and be trained as an expert on all things railroad? Such a fun opportunity: attend the training sessions and learn about the colorful and fascinating history of the Museum’s GG1 No. 4800 electric locomotive, how steel mills use railroads for transporting materials, and tips and techniques for interpreting the Museum’s premier railroad collection for visitors. The schedule is flexible and the process is easy. With no previous experience required, you can learn about trains, railroading and railroad history and give Museum visitors a memorable and meaningful experience.
Training sessions are on Thursday, April 9 and Saturday, April 11. This is open only to current, active Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania volunteers— to get started contact volunteer/program coordinator Elizabeth Myers ASAP at (717)687-8628, ext 3009, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.