DONATE & SAVE 2747
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
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.
Please call us at 204-222-0423
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
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
Sheila & Glenn Maxwell
Canada Helps, Giving Tuesday Partner