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If you are looking for a leisurely train ride back in time, then check out our schedule of events and order your ticket today.

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Diesel Excursions

Throughout the year, the Steam Railroading Institute offers special excursions that use Diesel powered locomotives. This reduces the cost of the excursion making an all-day excursion more economical.
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Steam Excursions

The Steam Railroading Institute is best known for All-Day Steam powered excursion all over Michigan. Excursions are offered throughout the year. The North Pole Express is a favorite of many.

North Pole Express

We look forward to seeing you again for more fun and festivities in 2014!

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Tickets for all of our excursions are available online or by calling (989) 399-7589. Order yours today!

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Steam Excursions

The Steam Railroading Institute is best known for their all-day steam excursions. Every year trips are scheduled and carry thousands of passenger around Michigan behind one of the largest operating steam locomotives in the United States. What are you waiting for? Hop aboard for a trip back in time when life was a little simpler!

Diesel Excursions

Throughout the year diesel locomotive powered excursions are being offered. Take a look at our schedule to book the trip that is right for you.

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Directions to Our Home

Located in the Center of Michigan

The Steam Railroading Institute’s Visitor Center & Museum is located in Owosso, Michigan, approximately 30 miles northeast of Lansing, and 30 miles west of Flint.

We are located at 405 South Washington Street, Owosso, MI 48867

(989) 725-9464

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Summer Hours

(Memorial Day through Labor Day)

Wednesday – Sunday

10am to 4pm

Winter Hours

Friday – Sunday

10am to 4pm

Corporate Officers

Arne Frobom- Chairman

Richard Greter-Vice Chairman

Paul Cook-Secretary

Chris Kurswell-Treasurer

Harold Frye

Steve Knapp

Gary Knudsen

Tom Springsdorf

Dr. Carol Dowsett

Administrative Staff

David Shorter, Executive Director

Kevin Mayer, Chief Mechanical Officer

Mary Lombardo, Finance Director

Terry Bush, Event Coordinator

Mailing Address

Steam Railroading Institute
P.O. Box 665
Owosso, MI 48867-0665


(989) 725-9464

Fax: (989) 723-1225

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