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  • First Saturday! Come out to the museum on the first Saturday of the month for admission by donation! We don't charge admission, but we'll accept whatever you're willing to donate! Bring your families to enjoy the food, fun and sounds of the railroad!
  • Drive a Locomotive! Either through our Engineer for a Day program, or become a volunteer (no experience necessary).
  • Adopt a Project Adopt a Project allows you to fund, volunteer, or help out on a specific task. We help in every category from painting, landscaping, or construction. Contact us for details.
  • Train Rides Ride on the children's Link Steam Train or on our full size locomotive, passenger car, and caboose! Visit our "Train Rides" tab for more information.

The Gold Coast Railroad Museum would like to announce the new Board of Directors. Leaving us after years of service was Mr. Ed Dunham. Mr. Dunham did not re-run for the Board of Directors position. Replacing him on the board of directors was Mr. Bob Highbaugh, elected in last Sunday night's annual membership meeting.

The following is the present board including their elected officers:


Russell Swain, President
John Tompkins, Vice-President
Jamie Jones, Secretary
Tom Flanary, Treasurer
Connie Greer, Director
Jeff Brown, Director
David McFadden, Director
Micah Longo, Director
Bob Highbaugh, Director



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The Gold Coast Museum is a non-profit organization. This year, we gave approximately 24,000 passengers a ride aboard our railroad. We rely on our volunteers and your donations to help keep us running, without this money, we would not be able to do the countless restoration projects that we have on the property. Please consider supporting us in our venture to keep these lovely historic pieces of equipment operational. If you would like to donate towards a specific car or project, please, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . You can give directly to us by using paypal (Just click the picture below!), or by calling us at (305) 253-0063, and telling the store staff that you'd like to make a donation. Even a dollar can help us restore this historic and impressive equipment.

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