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The Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum is Alabama?s official railroad museum. Located in Birmingham in Calera, Alabama, the museum aims to preserve, restore, and operate several railway equipment that have acquired historical significance over the years. Since they represent different periods in the railroad industry, they are able to illustrate its development. The Museum features exhibits and operating railroads. It also offers educational programs that entertain, educated, and engage the visitors. Through these offerings, the Museum is able to share and preserve Alabama?s rich history as well as the nation?s past.

The Museum features displays such as the operating standard gauge and narrow gauge trains. Visitors to will be also see two restored depots as well as an indoor collection of artifacts and memorabilia related to the railroad industry and history. Aside from indoor tour, an outdoor collection is also featured on the site. This collection boasts of railroad cars, locomotives, and cabooses.

Aside from viewing the informative exhibits, visitors are also given the chance to ride a train for a more engaging experience.
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