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 Orange Train Depot Museum picture of old train

Friends of the Orange Depot

The depot at night in Hurricane Season

September 1st 2018

Photo courtesy of Tricia Stroud Photography. Tricia is a volunteer with Friends of the Orange Depot.

The Newest and Most Popular Venue in Town

CLICK HERE TO RENT THE DEPOT

Fundraising Continues For Our Museum Exhibits.

The Orange Train Depot Museum, will feature exciting exhibits about Orange industrial history: railroad transportation, lumber, shipbuilding & petrochemicals.

Orange Train Depot Museum image of a railroad crossing

Transportation

Orange Train Depot Museum image of shipbuilding equipment

Shipbuilding

Orange Train Depot Museum image of refinery

Petrochemical

Orange Train Depot Museum image of cut timber

Timber

Do you have artifacts or pictures from those industries?
We are collecting items now.
Call (409) 330-1576

 

Special thanks to Union Pacific for their support in our work.

Our Mission

Where We Came From

Where We’re Going

How Can You Help?

Save The Depot

Our purpose is to restore the 1910 Southern Pacific railroad depot at the gateway of the Orange historic district and transform it into a museum for all to enjoy. Specifically, the overall goals of our program are:

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To preserve the depot for the public benefit of the citizens of Orange by utilizing it as a museum, a gift shop and special events space. The grounds may be used for special events.
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To promote community involvement in the process of funding the costs of restoration and operations.
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To use the restoration of the depot to help revitalize downtown Orange by promoting tourism as the “Gateway to the Historic District.

For an exciting look at the Depot history, view this excellent short documentary produced by Trevier Gonzalez & Jonathan Tippett, Lamar University students at LUTV in Beaumont.

Ground Breaking video

PRESS PLAY TO WATCH NOW

Contact Us

1210 Green Avenue P.O. Box 2654 Orange, Texas 77631
To book a rental of the depot, call 409-330-1576

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