The Thick of the 2017 Season

The Latest News About Our Fairview Barn Expansion

Members have already heard this piece of recent good news: In July we received a $25,000 grant from Davis Family Foundation for the Fairview Barn expansion. This grant will be used as a match to the 20th Century Electric Railway Foundation challenge grant and we are closing in on our fundraising goal for phase 1.  We expect to complete phase 1 before y

Seashore Trolley Story Time

ear end!


Fairview Barn awaiting expansion

Fairview Barn awaiting expansion

Wednesday morning “Seashore Trolley Story Time” is in its 5th year and attendance is picking up steam (um, current).

Conductor Nate Randall reads a story and sings a song that all the kids and adults can chime in on. Conductor Claude Engle performs a simple magic trick. Then Nate and Claude go on the trolley ride with the whole group.  July and August.


Honoring Donald G. Curry

On May 20, 2017, the Board of Trustees voted unanimously to rename the restoration shop as “The Donald G. Curry Town House Shop”.  President & CEO James Schantz noted “This is a change we don’t make lightly, but we feel it is a small token of our appreciation for Donald’s unparalleled devotion and effort to develop the shop over the past seven decades.”  We’ll unveil the new sign on Members Day.

Upcoming Special Events

Both sides of the Mason Dixon Line

Downeast Meets Dixie

“Downeast Meets Dixie” August 18, 2017 is the theme of our annual gala dinner.  Details and ticket info.



We love our members, and this is the day we set aside to show it! It’s a great day to become a member, too!
Activities will include
Complimentary morning coffee
We will publicly unveil the new sign at the “The Donald G. Curry Town House Shop” at 11:00 am.
Special video presentations by Don Curry.
“Be A Motorman” will be offered to members on a “pay what you wish” basis. (First come-first served; sign up sheet at Dispatch Desk that day)
Lunch service will be available on site.
Complimentary ice cream social in the afternoon.
Special Store Sales for members only
Putting and cornhole games to “Win your store discount coupon”

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