Lomita Railroad Museum

24300 Narbonne Ave., Lomita, CA 90717
Lomita Railroad Museum

Lomita Railroad Museum.

Photo credit: By Lomita (Own work) [GFDL or CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

The Lomita Railroad Museum in Lomita, California, is devoted to California railroad history during the steam era. The museum building is a replica of a 19th-century depot that once stood in Wakefield, Massachusetts. It includes a full-size replica of a water tower. The museum's collection includes a 1902 Baldwin steam locomotive; 1881 Velocipede Hand Car; Southern Pacific tender; 1910 Union Pacific caboose; 1949 Santa Fe caboose; 1913 Union Pacific boxcar; and 1925 Union Oil tank car.

Visitors can enter the cab of the locomotive. Lomita is near Torrance in Los Angeles County's South Bay area.

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