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WAAAM's been working on the rail road.

The Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum is proud to feature transportation in America from the Golden Age of Transportation and the Golden Age of Aviation. Missing from our collection of airplanes, automobiles, motorcycles, boats and associated transportation artifacts has been representation of the rail road. This problem has been corrected with the donation of a 1968 Wide Cupola Blue Caboose.

With an eye to history, the museum volunteers used the old tools of the trade to get the tracks ready for the caboose. It was hard work but even the volunteers from Union Pacific who dropped off the rails for the tracks said we did an excellent job.

The caboose was actually donated back in May but it has taken months of planning and organizing to move such a large and heavy object. WAAAM would like to thank the many people who have donated their time and expertise to help retrieve this caboose. Special thanks to volunteers Randy Acree, Carl Smiley, and John Nesbitt for organizing this project and to Crestline, Union Pacific, and Ness and Campbell Crane for getting the caboose to its new home at WAAAM.

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Events Calendar  


April 9 - Second Saturday - Gathering of Fords - Bring Yours!


May 14 - Second Saturday - Antique Gliders

May 28 - Model T Driving School


June 4 - 1930s Driving School

June 11 - Second Saturday - Local History Spotlight - 100th Anniversary of the Historic Columbia River Highway

June 25 - Model T Driving School

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Join Us for the WAAAM Traffic Jam!

July 11, 2015

Join us on July 11 for the 2015 WAAAM Traffic Jam!

Registration available here.

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Come Celebrate International Model A Day!

September 19, 2015

Don't miss this gathering of Model As and Model Ts at the Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum.

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Join Us for the Annual Hood River Fly-In!

September 12 & 13, 2015

2015 Annual Hood River Fly In Dates are Sept 12 and 13!

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Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum

Antique Airplanes   •  Antique Automobiles

Where Oregon and Washington meet, at the Columbia River Gorge.

It's worth the trip!