Street Address
901 E. 15th Street
Plano, TX 75074
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 861810
Plano, TX 75086
Hours
Monday-Friday 10:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. Saturday 1:00 P.M.- 5:00 P.M. Closed Sunday
Admissions
No charge, donations gratefully accepted
Museum Type(s)
Staff
Maggie Sprague, CoDirector
phone: 972-941-2117

Description

Only remaining electric substation/passenger station of the Texas Electric Railway built in 1908 and providing electric rail passenger service between Denison and Waco and Corsicana until 1948. Original rail car open for tours and also containing only remaining rail post office of the system. New interactive "O" scale rail layout depicting the system operation, additional interactives under design.

History

Between 1908 and 1948 the Texas Electric Railway ran from Denison to Waco, linking Dallas to smaller cities. Plano's Interurban Statiojn was completed in 1908.

Artifacts Collections

memorabilia of railway history.

Educational Programs

Gallery tours, Plano Independent School District 4th grade field trip, docent program