Wimmer Railroad Collection

About Bill Wimmer

  • 50-year career with Union Pacific Railroad and Chicago & Northwestern Railway
  • 2007 Railroader of the Year
  • As VP of Engineering at UPRR, he oversaw all aspects of the engineering process including design, construction, maintenance, signals, track programs, and structure
  • Click Here to watch a video interview with Bill and Judy Wimmer

About the Railroad Collection impact to the museum

The collections feature unique items such as:

  • Union Pacific Plymouth Industrial Locomotive
  • Historic 100-year-old handcart
  • Union Pacific section maintenance car
  • Telephone operator’s switchboard
  • Railroad communication signals