1. lloyd
    February 8, 2011 @ 6:04 pm

    Looking Good


  2. Ellen Braunstein
    October 6, 2011 @ 10:16 pm

    You’re a supporter of OERM. Could you please promote the biggest fundraiser of the year for the railway museum. Thank you!

    Find photos and video online at

    *Thomas ticket giveaway on Facebook – entry deadline Oct. 23, 2011 !!!!!


    News Release

    All Aboard for a Day Out With Thomas™

    Thomas the Tank Engine™ is chugging into Southern California for a Day Out With Thomas: Leader of the Track Tour 2011™

    One of the most beloved children’s storybook characters returns to the Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris, CA on November 5 and 6 and November 11, 12 and 13. Children can take a 25-minute ride with a full-size Thomas the Tank Engine and meet Sir Topham Hatt, Superintendent of the Railroad.

    Enjoy several hours of family fun with Thomas and all his friends — storytelling, videos, hands-on arts and crafts, an Imagination Station, petting zoo, live music, food and other train related activities. With an annual attendance of 30,000, Day Out with Thomas™ is the biggest annual fundraiser for the Orange Empire Railway Museum, which has the largest repository of Southern California railway history.

    Tickets are $18 for ages two and up. Advanced ticket purchase is recommended for the best selection of times to ride Thomas. For tickets and information, visit http://www.thomasthetankenginesocal.com/, email events.oerm@gmail.com or call (866) 468-7630 or (951) 943-3020. Enter for a drawing for free tickets on Facebook through October 23, 2011.
    2011 Day Out With Thomas – Orange Empire Railway Museum

    More about Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends
    For over 65 years, children have been captivated by the courageous adventures of Thomas and his engine friends. This Really Useful Engine and his Island of Sodor friends have chugged their way into the hearts of preschoolers and grownups worldwide. Based on The Railway Series of classic stories authored by a father who loved trains and wanted a shared experience with his son, Thomas & Friends™ is a rite of passage that inspires the imagination while teaching the life lessons of friendship, exploration and cooperation.

    About Orange Empire Railway Museum
    Orange Empire Railway Museum operates a Museum Railway where visitors can ride on the historic trains and trolleys that helped shape the Southern California we know today. The Museum Railway operates every weekend and on most major holidays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and also on weekdays forcharters and other special events. The Museum grounds are open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the exception of Thanksgiving and Christmas.


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