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New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Very helpful and knowledgeable docent lead our tour. If you love steam powered locomotives, this... read more

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A great place to let off a little steam!

A very knowledgeable and friendly guide took us around and answered all of our questions, which... read more

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The volunteers of the New Mexico Steam Locomotive & Railroad Historical Society are completely restoring the 4-8-4, 1944 Santa Fe (AT&SF) Steam Locomotive No. 2926 to full running order. Seventeen + years in the restoration process and now under...more
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1833 8th St NW, Only a few blocks South of I-40 on 8th St at the railroad tracks, Albuquerque, NM 87102-1210
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Reviewed yesterday

Very helpful and knowledgeable docent lead our tour. If you love steam powered locomotives, this is a must visit. Check days available, they are not open every day.

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

A very knowledgeable and friendly guide took us around and answered all of our questions, which were Many. This group has been working for 30+ years to get this magnificent locomotive back to original condition, and they are almost finished. This is not an all...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

I visit with a friends from out of state a few times a year. You can get up close to this giant! The volunteers give a very informative tour and are great at answering questions. We're eagerly waiting to see it run.

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

What a great time learning about the history of steam railroad service. This group of people have accomplished a monumental task with this restoration project. The attention to detail in the restoration and history telling of this locomotive is phenomenal. Hard hats off to all...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have A 12 year old grandson, Ben, who has a great fascination with Steam Locomotives. He & his family were planning to come to Albuquerque for Christmas (last month) and we promised to take him to see the Steam Locomotive that was being restored....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ATSF2926, Public Relations Manager at New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for leaving us a nice review and for exposing young ones to 1940's rail heritage and big steam. Our tool car should be arriving 2Q19 which will be an added attraction to the tour! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love the history, steam locomotives, or any kind of train, this is the stop for you. I've been here multiple times over the years and watching the changes to 2926 have been magical. The volunteers working on the train are enthusiastic and love...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ATSF2926, Public Relations Manager at New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for leaving us a nice review and for exposing young ones to 1940's rail heritage and big steam. That's great you were able to see some 'behind the scenes' on the tour! Next up in 2019 will be the arrival of our tool...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Everything about this locomotive restoration is BIG. They're taking years to do it right. It's exciting to see the scale of what's in progress on this huge project.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David R
ATSF2926, Public Relations Manager at New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you David for leaving us a review! Out BIG gal certainly is impressive!

Reviewed 19 November 2018

as a kid I had a large Lionel set up--mountains, telegraph poles, coal, cattle and lumber loading-etc.etc.etc----I enjoy visiting large train sets where ever I go.....This monster engine was the most fascinating I have visited----I would like to be notified when it is up and...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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ATSF2926, Public Relations Manager at New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you John for your interest and for visiting our restoration site. She is a beast! We are not sure when operations will begin but keep following us on our website 2926.us and Facebook & Instagram for the latest updates. It will be a thrill!!

Reviewed 11 November 2018

Have been here many times for open houses and had a enjoyable time. The train is worth the visit and they are coming along with the renovation done by all volunteers in the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
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ATSF2926, Public Relations Manager at New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for supporting the 2926 restoration! Please continue to spread the word about us and we'll see you again soon!

Reviewed 9 November 2018

for me, this is an excellent attraction--even my daughter and grand daughter rated it very good--volunteers ready and willing to stop their work and explain what's going on--we got an end to end tour from the president of their organization--very informative--everyone we came in contact...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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ATSF2926, Public Relations Manager at New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are very pleased you had a great experience and tour visiting the restoration site! Our dedicated volunteers are quite passionate about the project and continue to give their time. Help us spread the word! We depend on our steam fans to help keep us...More

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Joizeth W
22 October 2018|
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Response from ATSF2926 | Property representative |
We are open on Wednesdays and Saturdays 9A - 2P. Our visitor tours and parking are always free. Hope you can join us!
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Robert G
2 August 2017|
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Response from ATSF2926 | Property representative |
9AM to 2PM, Wednesdays and Saturdays, hope to see you soon!
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