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Welcome to Our 17th Year of

THE SOUTHERN ARIZONA TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM

See below for new Tucson-Phoenix rail links

NOTICE

WE ARE OPEN AGAIN !*

 Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays

       11:00 – 3:00

Fridays, Saturdays

10:00 – 4:00

Sundays

11:00 – 3:30

COME VISIT AND STAY SAFE

Admission is FREE
 We are bilingual 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Our next exciting function

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Coming 12-17
Santa and guests

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WATCH DRAWING

Mac Hicks had the winning ticket for our raffle of an authentic official Railroad watch.
Special Thanks to David Quakenbush, Owner of A1 Watch Repair on Broadway and
Camino  Seco who made the raffle possible by his generous raffle gift to the Museum.

Also, our sister museum,

THE TRANSIT MUSEUM IS AGAIN OPEN 

The OPT Transit Museum at S. 4 th and E. 36 th Streets
has reopened to the public.

The Transit Museum hours are

  • Mon., Wed. and Sat. from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Gadsden-Pacific Division
Toy Train Operating Museum
Summer Recess

We will be open Sunday afternoons 1-4 pm
ending this month, till September,
to build improvements for your enjoyment

links to GPD activities here

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See Us From Anywhere

We are now on Virtual Railfan
With a YouTube address

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgqKBR3QqN8

The Camera is on 24 hours
Showing UP Mainline,
Engine 1673,
and Doc and Wyatt

In the last month we had ~300 viewers,
one of the favorite sites.

Amtrak Schedule is
# 1,21, west: Tu, Th, Sn 6:45-7:36 PM
# 2,22, east: Mo, Th, St 7:28-8:15 AM

To See Where Trains are now, go to
https://www.amtrak.com/track-your-train.html

Feel free to visit Engine 1673
anytime you want,
so she won’t be lonesome out there.

NEW FEATURES

Follow the Epes Randolph Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/Epes-Randolph-264091763657855/ , and satm1673 on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/satm1673/ for fun and fascinating photos and tales of Tucson history!
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You can now donate, join, and renew on this site
push the button for the donation page

We also have a new brick donation form
Press the donate button above for illustration and form
Leave a lasting legacy on display

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The Big Boy 4014 has come and gone
leaving many memories and photos
send your photos and movies to us at

satm1673@outlook.com

For better memories, buy the shirt

Arizona Daily Star’s Road Runner column features
SATM, Ken Karrels, and All Aboard Arizona Rail Passenger Association
discussing rail passenger service between Tucson and Phoenix.

Thanks, Joe Ferguson

Read about it HERE.

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All Aboard Arizona – Rail Passenger Association

Tucson-Phoenix Commuter Service

in Road Runner here 

New links July 2021

Local mayors support Amtrak proposal for a passenger rail connecting Tucson and Phoenix
Tucson Weekly
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Amtrak hosts roundtable to discuss passenger rail service-KVOA

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   see our new display cases and displays

Our current special exhibit:

Dinner in the Diner

Featuring original china and silver service
from the named first class Pullman trains.

  Gadsden-Pacific Division
Toy Train Operating Museum

Is now closed for our
summer rebuild
See you in September

links to GPD activities here

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And Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Movie “Oklahoma

Starring our Engine 1673

which was filmed in Elgin, AZ, and surrounding areas,

Read more  at this link:

The Arizona Star 10/29 “Caliente” Section

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See how to donate a car, help the museum, and the high school JTED mechanical education program: here

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See more on our Facebook page, even if you are not on Facebook.

Follow us on Twitter here

NOTE NEW : Contact us at  satm1673@outlook.com