Visit the Wheels Museum in the Albuquerque Rail Yards and learn about its history and the history of the incredible individuals who built our city and state. For decades, as many as 2,000 workers repaired 40 locomotives every month. Tour the museum’s exhibits which include antique cars and fire truck, model train layouts, rare “train” artifacts, a World War II exhibit, and Alvarado room. Note: Admission is included in class fee. Limited enrollment.
Leba Freed is the founder and president of the Wheels Museum, a 501c3 non-profit transportation museum in downtown Albuquerque. Freed was instrumental in saving the 27-acre site and also serves on the railyards advisory board.