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|Locale||Greater St. Louis|
|Dates of operation||1944–Present|
|Track gauge||4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge|
The Museum of Transportation (initialised MOT, reporting mark MOTX) is a transport museum in western St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The museum is owned by the St. Louis County parks department. Founded in 1944, it has a wide variety of vehicles: antique cars, boats, planes, and a sizable collection of locomotives and railroad equipment from around the United States. A miniature train operates around a loop of track near the parking lot, and occasionally a full-size trolley is operated.
The museum has its own railway spur to an active Union Pacific Railroad main line (formerly Missouri Pacific Railroad). This has allowed the museum to take possession of large and unusual pieces of railroad equipment. Among them are:
Only surviving Milwaukee Road class EP-2 electric locomotive.
The 9908 Silver Charger, which drew the General Pershing Zephyr train.
Norfolk & Western 2156, the strongest-pulling steam locomotive in existence.
Budd-built CB&Q Zephyr diner Silver Spoon.
Frisco Number 1621.
The recently remodeled Earl C. Lindburg Automotive Center contains some unusual pieces:
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