Thursday, February 20, 2020

Plymouth Rides the Rails

The Plymouth Historical Museum is exhibiting Plymouth Rides the Rails, a special display highlighting the Plymouth connection to the rich railroad history of Michigan. Featured  is a unique 1949 Fairmont M19-F2 Speeder "motor car," a motorized hand car, on loan from George Dines of Lansing. Also on display is an original wood non-motorized hand car loaned by the Steam Railroading Institute. The collection includes railroad equipment and artifacts from working lights, to dining car dishes from the Pere Marquette Passenger and Ferry services.
The Fairmont Motor Car and the handcar will be on temporary loan until sometime in late April. Plymouth Rides the Rails will continue through July 3 during museum hours, 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  The museum is located at 155 South Main St. Admission is $7 for adults and $3 for children 6-17. For more information, call (734) 455-8940 x0.