GET ON BOARD
SAVE | PROTECT | DONATE
Help the Transcona Museum build a structure for historic steam locomotive CN 2747.
If you wish to make a donation online, simply fill out the form provided. Please note that starting 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.
For all other donation inquiries, contact the Transcona Museum
Make a Donation
If you wish to make a donation online, you can do so through our website (powered and secured by Simplyk). All donations will receive a charitable tax receipt.
Please call us at 204-222-0423
141 Regent Avenue West
Winnipeg, MB R2C 1R1
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).
If you need assistance or have any questions, please contact the Transcona Museum by phone 204-222-0423 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
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.
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.
A thorough conservation assessment of CN 2747 was completed by GP Heritage Consulting in 2017. The final report outlines the above preservation needs of the engine, as well as recommended work with appropriate materials.