1600 Air Museum Rd. Hood River, OR 97031

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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  


February  10 - Second Saturday - Mods and Rods: Crafting a Custom Ride


March 10 - Second Saturday - March through Time - The Roaring 20s


April 14 - Second Saturday - Whirl of Speed - Early Speedsters and Racers

April 28 - Model T Driving School (Private class)

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Join Us for the WAAAM Traffic Jam!

July 8, 2017

Join us for the 2018 WAAAM Traffic Jam!

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Registration Coming Soon!


Got an antique auto or airplane?

Come show it off when you come and visit us.

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



Join Us for the Annual Hood River Fly-In!

September 8 & 9, 2018

Join us for the 2018 Annual Hood River Fly-In at WAAAM!

Register when you arrive.

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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!