Donations

Indoor Storage

The Illinois Railway Museum is soliciting donations for indoor track space. Donations can be made in various increments up to an amount of your choice and applied towards general indoor storage, or to a department of your choice. The Illinois Railway Museum is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, all donations are

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Toledo, Peoria and Western 800

The Illinois Railway Museum is soliciting donations for the TP&W 800, an Alco C424. Donors of more than $800 will receive time at the throttle of the 800, hauling a train on the Museum's demonstration railroad at speed as well as lower-level items. Donors of $424 or more will receive

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Equipment Restoration

The Illinois Railway Museum is soliciting donations for equipment restoration for a specific department. Please choose the department that you would like to have the funds applied to. Donations can be made in various increments up to an amount of your choice and applied towards general indoor storage, or to

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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe 92

The Illinois Railway Museum is soliciting donations for the ATSF 92. While we have received enough donations for the engine and alternator replacement, we need to secure just under $20,000 to purchase and install the correct style truck frames under the 92. Eventually, primer and paint supplies to repaint the

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Nebraska Zephyr

The Illinois Railway Museum is soliciting donations for the Nebraska Zephyr. These donations will be used for the continued restoration of the train, including reupholstering seats, replacing carpeting, air conditioning repairs and curtain replacement to the first coach Venus, and more. Donations can be made in various increments up to

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New Haven 300

The Illinois Railway Museum is soliciting donations for the exterior restoration and repainting of New Haven 300. This EF-4 type electric freight locomotive was built in 1956 and at various times during its career ran on the Virginian, Norfolk & Western, New York New Haven & Hartford (New Haven), Penn

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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe 543

The Illinois Railway Museum is soliciting donations for the ATSF 543, specifically prep, primer and paint work. Donations can be made in various increments up to an amount of your choice. The Illinois Railway Museum is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, all donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by

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Louisville & Nashville 314

The Illinois Railway Museum is soliciting donations for the L&N 314, specifically for electrical and mechanical work, and afterwards for body prep, primer and paint work. Donations can be made in various increments up to an amount of your choice. The Illinois Railway Museum is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, all

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