Railroadiana Swap Meet Perris Saturday, March 1, 2014
Train enthusiasts, history buffs and those wanting to learn about Southern California’s railway history are invited to the Spring Railroadiana Swap Meet at Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris.
The open-air fundraising event for the nonprofit museum will feature 180-plus tables of railroad antiques, collectibles, art, books and model and toy trains.
Visitors can see everything from highly detailed scale models to family heirloom trains, lanterns, signs, signals and archival photos.
Admission: $7 for ages 12 and up, $5 for ages 5-11, and free for ages 4 and under. Museum members have free admission. To ride the trains, trolleys and explore the museum, there is an additional fee of $5 for ages 12 and up, $3 for ages 5-11; and ages 4 and under are free.
Visitors and vendors can contact the museum for more information at (951) 943-3020.
If you love trains the Orange Empire Railway Museum is the perfect day trip destination for you. Located in Perris, California the railroad museum was founded in 1956 at the Pinacate Station as the “Orange Empire Trolley Museum.”
Many of the locomotives on display were rescued from scrap yards after serving their everyday duties. They along with historic trolley cars have been brought out of retirement and restored for train fans to enjoy. More about the Orange Empire Railway Museum.