For the first time ever, a public exhibition of images from the
Railyard as it is today. Exhibition Dates: Sept. 15-Nov. 14, 2011 At the Kimo Theater Gallery 423 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM Gallery Hours can be found listed on the Kimo Gallery site (505) 768-3522 (for gallery info)
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The Wheels Museum

The Wheels Museum is  a volunteer run, non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve history, educate the public in the history of transportation, and provide their visitors with an opportunity to experience travel as it used to be. 

Redevelopment of Albuquerque Rail Yard Planned (from the Wheels Museum website)

Historic Barelas railroad yards to undergo revitalization. Work space, restaurants, and
performance venues planned, Mayor Richard J. Berry and City Council Isaac Benton announce.

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Help Preserve History
As the City moves forward with plans for the Rail Yards, efforts are underway to preserve its rich history. Anyone with photos, mementos, stories, or archives of the Rail Yards while it was in full use is asked to contact Ben Ortega at

Mayor Richard J. Berry and City Councilor Isaac Benton announced the next steps in the future of the Albuquerque Rail Yards.

Visit the Wheels Museum website for more information in regards to the redevelopment plan.

Other links from the Wheels Museum web site:

Early Rail Yard Families

The Santa Fe Rail Shops

Wheels Museum as the centerpiece of the Rail Yard Development

Leba Freed and the Wheels Museum and the Rail Yard