Visit the depot this summer – 2017 hours

We will have the exhibit area of the depot open from noon to 4:00 p.m. on the second Saturday of the month this summer, from May through September.

You can come see us on:

  • May 13
  • June 10
  • July 8
  • August 12
  • September 9

We’d like to be open more days this summer, but we need more volunteers.  If you are interested in helping us open the depot for visitors, please contact us.

Smokey’s BBQ has the restaurant side of the depot open more often.  You can find their hours here.

Substation tours!

We’ll be offering tours of the substation on Saturday, May 13 between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.  This is an opportunity to take a guided walk through the substation and learn about the history of the building.  Tours take approximately 15 minutes. If you stick around after your tour, you can …

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Spring 2017 Rail Yard Work Party

Our spring work party is scheduled for Saturday, May 20 from 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.       The work we plan to do includes: managing the vegetation in the rail yard continuing to clean and organize the substation evaluating and inventorying our track material. Please RSVP if you plan to attend so …

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2017 March Milwaukee Meet, March 4, Burien, WA

The annual March Milwaukee Road Meet is a gathering for slides, movies and discussion and socializing. All are welcome! As in the past, this is a free event. Bring your photos, artifacts, models, memorabilia and other items for display.   The event is sponsored by Cascade Rail Foundation and the …

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Happy Holidays

Cascade Rail Foundation thanks you for your support this year.  We hope you enjoy the holidays and have a great new year! 

2016 Fall Milwaukee Meet – September 17 – Burien, WA

Cascade Rail Foundation and the Coast Division of the Milwaukee Road Historical Association are sponsoring a free event on September 17.  We will have several presentations about the history of the Milwaukee Road.  This is a great opportunity to socialize with others interested in the history of the railroad. All are welcome!  We …

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Fall 2016 Work Party

Our next work party is Saturday, September 24.  We plan to continue working to clean up and organize the substation, as well as trim back the vegetation in the rail yard.  We also have a bit of touch up painting on the depot and caboose shack trim that needs to …

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Summer 2016 Work Party

Our next work party is Saturday, July 30. We plan to focus on cleaning up the interior of the substation this time.  It’s nice and cool in there!  If you’d like to bring some tools and work on the vegetation in the rail yard, you can do that too.  We have plenty …

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