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The Mechanical Department

"Keeping our antique equipment up and running"

"mechanical department"

Preserving our rolling history for future generations!

The Mechanical Department

Get involved today!

The mechanical department handles the  maintenance of all of our equipment, coaches and locomotives. There are many skills required here from painting to welding. if you are not accomplished in these fields , but enjoy working on the equipment, there are many areas where you can get involved. From entry level to skilled jobs such as welding  there is always a place you can jump in and start volunteering


The mechanical department  is directed by Chief Mechanical Officer Gary Matthews. Gary has many years of experience in steam locomotive and railroad maintainence and is always eager to share his knowledge.