ROCK ISLAND 905 RAILROAD MUSEUM

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314 N. 15th Street
Duncan, OK 73533
Museum: 580.786.4884
Cell: 580.467.1325

ROCK ISLAND 905 RAILROAD MUSEUM

Rock Island 905 Railroad Museum Purpose

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From left to right: depot, caboose, and locomotive

The ROCK ISLAND 905 RAILROAD MUSEUM provides an historic setting for ROCK ISLAND 905 LOCOMOTIVE restoration, display, and education.

Focus includes:

  • Related exhibits with docents to present explanations.
  • Individual visits, school, and other group tours scheduled and tailored to age and interest.
  • The relationship of passenger trains in the early 1900’s in the development of the Duncan, Oklahoma area and state of Oklahoma.
  • Exploration of the transition from stream to diesel locomotives.
  • Railroad industry changes as highway transportation grew.

The ROCK ISLAND 905 RAILROAD MUSEUM DEPOT (Rock Island colors) is a full-size replica of the Duncan, Oklahoma original 1892 Rock Island Depot.
From 1920 to 1953, the steam-powered ROCK ISLAND 905 LOCOMOTIVE (4-6-2 Pacific #905 built in 1910) provided Duncan, Oklahoma passenger train service.
The 1980 MOPAC (Missouri Pacific) CABOOSE reflected changes in train labor force and caboose retirement.