The collection and historical notes describe the museum's collection and explain Queensland's rail heritage. They've generally been written a high school level and are guides to finding further information in the historical sources.
A large selection of photographs are available on the
The Museum also has a small archival collection (newspaper clippings, journal articles, etc.) which is slowly being digitised. Most documents have been scanned, often from photocopies, thus quality varies. Files are generally in pdf format with quite large file sizes for longer documents.
Exhibit and Library Listings
General Books and
Rules and Timetables are normally available for viewing at the Museum, although advance notice may be required. Items on the
Exhibit Catalogue may be on current display or have been rotated into storage. Check before visiting if you want to see something specific.
Documents and other materials on this site may be freely downloaded but are © copyrighted and have been provided for personal research purposes only. Any publication or commercial use of these materials must be cleared a the document's author(s) and the Museum Coordinator.
The Archer Park Rail Museum gift shop has a number of historical and popular rail heritage publications available for putchase.
Poster & Colouring Page
Download A4 rail heritage
poster (pdf file)
Download a Tram/Carriage Shade
colouring sheet (pdf file)