You can help to preserve the historic locomotive by giving to our SAVE 2747 campaign or participating in our many fundraising events! 


Note: Starting 1 January 2021, 10% of all donations received for CN 2747 and the Get On Board campaign will be placed in our endowment fund for future maintenance and upkeep of the CN 2747 structure and historic locomotive.

Preservation Projects at a Glance

Protective Enclosure

Constructing a shelter over the locomotive is the most effective preventive measure to ensure its long-term preservation from the elements.​ 

Current Status - Fundraising and Planning Stages


Urgent & High Priority Needs​

​To be addressed as soon as possible to ensure that the site is safe for workers and visitors, and to prevent further deterioration and loss of original materials and parts.

Current Status - Mostly Complete

Medium & Optional Priority Needs

To be addressed as time and funds allow, but does not have a direct impact on the deterioration of the engine and tender.

Current Status - Ongoing

Abrasive Blasting & Painting

This project involves refinishing CN 2747 by cleaning the exterior surface with an abrasive blast media to remove the current paint and accretions underneath before applying a new finish.

Current Status - Completed in 2020

Make a Donation


If you wish to make a donation online, you can do so through Canada Helps. Select "2747 Save the Engine". All donations will receive a charitable tax receipt from Canada Helps. 

Transcona Museum

By Phone

Please call us at 204-222-0423

By Mail

Transcona Museum

141 Regent Avenue West

Winnipeg, MB R2C 1R1



Due to COVID-19, the Transcona Museum is temporarily closed. We will update this information as soon as possible.

We accept cash, cheque, credit and debit with Square. Please complete the donation form and return it to the Transcona Museum. Charitable tax receipts will be provided for all donations over $50 (donations under $50 upon request).

2020 - SAVE CN 2747 DONORS

Thank you for your support of the CN 2747 Preservation Project

Richard Bartlett

CN Corporate Services - Railroaders in the Community

Devan Ostapyk Charitable Contribution Fund

Gordon C. Richardson - In Honour of W.C. Richardson

David Raitt - In Memory of Jim Raitt

Cody Pierson


Alanna Horejda

Jennifer Maxwell

Kimberly Cielos

Barbara Lange

Douglas Copeland

Rick Walker

Judy Labossiere

Nello Altomare

Laura Cayer


Sherrill Greenaway

Sheila & Glenn Maxwell

Constance Cousins

Robert Chapman

Canada Helps, Giving Tuesday Partner

Jack Toet

Matthew Komus

The Transcona Museum gratefully acknowledges the City of Winnipeg for their ongoing support of museum operations and facility maintenance.


We would like to acknowledge that we reside on Treaty One Territory, the traditional territory of Anishinaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, as well as the homeland of the Métis Nation.

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