Florida Gulf Coast Railroad Museum

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Florida Gulf Coast Railroad Museum

The Florida Gulf Coast Railroad Museum (reporting mark FGCX) is a railroad museum located in Parrish, Florida.

The museum operates a heritage railroad and offers tourist excursions along 6 miles of a former Seaboard Air Line Railway route in Manatee County.

The museum was founded in 1981 and has been operating weekend excursions out of Parrish, Florida since 1992.

The Florida Gulf Coast Railroad Museum is one of three Official State Railroad Museums in Florida. It became a Florida state railroad museum in 1984 when it received statutory recognition by the Florida Legislature as meeting the four statutory criteria that: its purpose is to preserve railroad history, it is devoted primarily to the history of railroading, it is open to the public, and it operates as a non-profit organization.

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