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American Passenger Train History Museum

A passenger rail history museum in Charles City, Iowa. Please send any donations to P.O. Box 683, Charles City, IA 50616.
1010 North Grand Avenue, Charles City, IA
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We have some exciting news! The Charles City - City Council has voted unanimously in favor of the Save the Depot project! This is a big step in showing CP that we are serious about saving our depot! We need to keep working on fundraising as we still have a $180k gap! But every dollar helps! Donat...

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The Iowa Department of Transportation has a website listing some 35 preserved depots of the 60 plus in the state that have been saved all across Iowa. Can we add Charles City to the list? Press the 'Learn More' button to go to the IADOT website to see what others have done with their depots.

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Please consider a pledge to the SAVE THE DEPOT FUND. This way we won't ask for real money until there is enough pledged to make this a reality. The more pledges we get the more we can ask for matching pledges.
If you do contribute with a check we will hold it until we have enough total money ple...

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Our sincere apologies for not having this website up and running for the last several months. We are working within a Google framework and we have had some frustrating moments with this platform. Please bear with us!

The American Passenger Train History Museum has been issued an official address! The City Engineer has assigned us 1010 North Grand Avenue. We are feeling a little more official today!

Thanks to everyone who stopped by the depot on Saturday. We are guessing we had about 300 people stop by. For those of you who signed up we are getting your names into the computer and will develop a mailing list to keep you all informed of our progress. Thanks Again!

Stop by the old Milwaukee Road Depot at Main Street and Grand Avenue in Charles City and have a look around. The Depot will be open for inspection this coming Saturday. Stop by, we'd love to meet you!

OPEN HOUSE AT THE MILWAUKEE ROAD DEPOT IN CHARLES CITY! COME INSIDE AND LOOK AROUND!
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 3, 2018 FROM 10AM UNTIL 1 PM!


Testimonials

a year ago
Great soon to be Railroad museum! Love to volunteer and help work on things around the grounds.
- Chris K
a month ago
- Dill's T

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The 'APTHM' is a 501c3 Not For Profit Iowa Corporation.  All donations are tax deductible.

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1010 North Grand Avenue
Charles City, IA 50616
United States
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