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Wheels Museum

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Albuquerque Rail Yards Collection

The Historic Locomotive Shops on the Rail Yards site were built by the AT&SF Railway between 1914 and 1924 as a maintenance and repair facility for steam locomotives that served the southwestern United States and was one of only four such facilities built for that purpose. (The other three being located in Topeka, Kan., Cleburne, Texas, and
San Bernardino, Calif.).

The shop complex was outfitted with the latest engineering technology for locomotive repair and industrial efficiency. As such, the shops were an integral part of the AT&SF’s railroad transportation system, which provided freight and passenger service for more than six decades.

The Locomotive Shops also played an integral part in the economic history of Albuquerque by their status as the second largest industrial complex in the state and the city’s largest employer. The shops played a major role in the city’s economic development, particularly in the adjacent neighborhoods of Barelas, South Broadway and San Jose (Dodge et al, 2014).

Yeida Anderson
I took my son yesterday and the employees were so nice, we got greet by the resident dog Gus so handsome, thank you to the employee in charge of the model trains that took the time to speak with my son about trains. Everything was excellent.
Yeida Anderson
2022-07-13
Robert Oberer
One of the docents took a lot of time showing us around !ND took us and the kids for a train ride.
Robert Oberer
2022-07-05
Lupita Montoya
Wonderful fun place to learn and see old vintage machinery and photos and you can get a train ride! ❤️
Lupita Montoya
2022-07-02
D M
Don't miss this museum! Best kept secret...
D M
2022-06-19
Donald Gallegos
Must see in Albuquerque
Donald Gallegos
2022-06-14
Henryk Sloma
An eclectic collection of transportation vehicles. Wonderful staff
Henryk Sloma
2022-06-12
KatieMaybeKatie
There is a lot to see in this museum! The volunteer staff was so nice and friendly, our 5-year-old son really loved it. Be sure to bring dog treats for the friendly resident dog, Gus!
KatieMaybeKatie
2022-06-09
Jehania
Very friendly staff. My niece loved the train ride and learning about all the different types of transportation. Go if you get the chance.
Jehania
2022-06-03
Zzzz
Nice museum, lots o' wheels!
Zzzz
2022-05-30
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Events

CELL PHONE PHOTO CLASS with Irene Fertik, Professional Photographer Monday, October 17 at 10 AM - noon. Suggested Donation is $20. RSVP: (505) 243-6269 More

WHEELS Sponsored Amtrak Las Vegas Trip October 21-23 Join the WHEELS museum for a scenic fall group trip to historic Las Vegas, NM. Reservation deadline is September 30. RSVP: (505) 243-6269 More

Revisiting the Diverse Men and Women Workers of the Albuquerque Railyard presentation by Cecelia Navarrete. Saturday, October 29 10-11:30 AM at WHEELS Museum. RSVP is a must: (505) 243-6269. Admission is free; donations are gratefully accepted. More

Jazz Music Events
Featuring some of the top Jazz live music acts in the Southwest, the "Jazz on WHEELS" series begins in October and runs through the end of December. The WHEELS Museum has partnered with local events production company Mariposa Music,, to utilize the power of music to benefit the museum. The Jazz on WHEELS performance will begin at 2pm on selected Sundays. Visit mariposamusicrocks.com for more information.