Rebuilding SP 745

SP 745 at Gretna Fest


We’re off to a great start but we need additional funds to complete the rebuild. To donate, click the button below or visit our website for more information about upcoming donation drives and sponsorships.  Your generous support goes a long way toward our goal of saving a significant and unique piece of Louisiana railroad history!  

Santa’s North Pole Steam Train

Join Us!

Members ($45 annual fee) will receive quarterly newsletters and free admission for your family to Train Days and other events. Lifetime memberships are also available via the 745 Club.  


Please visit us at the yard on any given Saturday, meet our people, check out the projects and consider becoming part of the Crew!  The yard is located at 1501 Jefferson Hwy (New Orleans) across the street from Ochsner Hospital.  You do not need any specific railroad experience.

Help in all sorts of ways – train operations, maintenance, yard work, technical expertise, marketing, administrative, special events, etc. We have a place for YOU! Join us on Saturdays at the yard and meet other members with the same love of railroads.