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Pacific Southwest Railway Museum

Pacific Southwest Railway Museum is located in Campo California. The train museum is a little off the beaten path but well worth a visit. The museum is located on the grounds of what used to be Camp Lockett. The gymnasium building of the camp is now the Pacific Southwest Railway Museum car shop.

On the grounds you will find numerous pieces of rail road equipment in various stages of repair from passenger cars to locomotives and everything in between. The drive out to Campo is quite interesting and takes you through Campo Valley which is quite rural.

The Railway Museum is open to the public every weekend and for a small fee visitors can stroll through the collections railroad equipment, view steam locomotives, passenger cars, freight cars and cabooses.

Open 9AM to 5PM every Saturday and Sunday. If you would like to ride a train the Golden State weekend excursion runs on selected days. Call ahead for a train schedule. (619) 478-9937 weekends Pacific Southwest Railway Museum Campo Facility State Highway 94 & Forest Gate Road Campo, California. About a 90 minute drive from San Diego.
Pacific Southwest Railway Museum
Pacific Southwest Railway Museum
The museum offers train rides on most weekends. Visitors are treated to a 12-mile round-trip journey onboard vintage passenger cars pulled by a Diesel-electric locomotive.

The train lumbers along the track past ranches and the scenic back county of Southern California. This is not a high speed train ride, it's a pleasant slow moving ride trip back in time. Departure Times: 11:00 AM and 2:30 PM tickets are adults $15.00 and children $5.00.

The Pacific Southwest museum also has locomotive cab rides. Reservations and advance payment required for the cab rides.

Pacific Southwest Railway Museum's main facility is located in Campo, California, about 45 miles east of downtown San Diego.

The museum also has a second building in La Mesa. The The La Mesa Depot Museum is the sole surviving San Diego and Cuyamaca Railway Station and open to the public on on Saturdays from 1 to 4 P.M. 4695 Nebo Drive La Mesa, California 91941-5259

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