Midland Railway Historical Association

Phone (913) 721-1211
Depot (785) 594-6982 Answered during operating hours
1515 High Street, Baldwin City, KS 66006-0005

Become a Member

The Midland Railway Historical Association is a not-for-profit, educational, charitable IRS 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation. The Association’s primary goals are to obtain and restore historically significant railroad artifacts and equipment, and to utilize them in the operation of the Midland Railway, a demonstration passenger excursion railroad, to foster the public’s awareness and appreciation of railroading, both past and present.

Being a member of the Midland Railway offers you the opportunity to work on a unique project that promotes the preservation of railroad history through the operation of an actual railroad.

We Welcome New Members and Volunteers!

The Midland Railway is a project of the Midland Railway Historical Association. Midland Railway Historical Association is a non-profit, 501c3, educational, historical corporations. Funding for operations and developments come from fares, sales, donations and memberships. All persons working on the railroad are volunteers. . Complete a Membership Form for the Midland Railway or call (913) 721-1211 for more information.  The Membership Form must be filled out completely and mailed to:  Midland Railway, ATTN: Membership, P.O.Box 5, Baldwin City, Kansas  66006-0005.

 If you wish to pay by mail, please include payment with the Membership form.  If paying online via the PayPal link below (a $3.00 online fee will be added due to Paypal fees), please note on the form that payment was made via Paypal and mail your Membership form to the address above.

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Yearly Memberhips



Membership Levels

Voting Membership    (Individuals Only, No Groups/Clubs/Corporations)

Regular Member  $40.00/year

  1. Member gets an unlimited pass for him/her to ride the Midland Railway Regular Excursion trains for the year.
  2. Midland Milepost
  3. $2.00 off any additional Excursion or Special Event Ticket purchased, Excluding DOWT (Day out with Thomas).
  4. ½ price Charter Trips to Norwood, KS.
  5. Voting status at annual meeting

Gold Membership  $150.00/year

  1. Member gets an unlimited pass for him/her to ride the Midland Railway Regular Excursion trains for a year.
  2. Midland Milepost
  3. $2.00 off any additional Excursion or Special Event ticket purchased, Excluding DOWT.
  4. ½ price Charter Trips to Norwood, KS
  5. One (1) free ticket to any one (1) Midland Railway Special Event during the Calendar year, Excluding DOWT.
  6. Voting Status at annual meeting

Platinum Membership  $250.00/year

  1. Member gets an unlimited pass for him/her to ride the Midland Railway Regular Excursion trains for a year.
  2. Midland Milepost
  3. $2.00 off any additional Excursion or Special Event ticket purchased, Excluding DOWT.
  4. ½ price Charter Trips to Norwood, KS.
  5. One (1) Free ticket to all Midland Railway Special Events during the Calendar year, Excluding DOWT.
  6. Right to vote at annual meeting.

Non-Voting Membership

Associate Membership $30.00/year

  1. Member gets an unlimited pass for him/her to ride the Midland Railway Regular Excursion trains for a year.
  2. Milepost newsletter
  3. $2.00 off any additional Excursion or Special Event Ticket purchased, Excluding DOWT.
  4. ½ price Charter Trips to Norwood, KS.

Corporate Memberships (Non-Voting)   $500.00/year

  1. Corporation receives one (1) free charter per calendar year on the Midland Railway.
  2. Milepost Newsletter
  3. $2.00 off any Excursion or Special Event tickets purchased for employees by the Corporation, Excluding DOWT.
  4. Placement of Logo and Link to corporate website on the Midland Railway website “Corporate Sponsor’s Page.”

Non-Profit Club/Organization/Group Membership    $200.00/year  

  1. Placement of Logo and Link of the Group/Organization/Group on the Midland Railway website “Sponsor’s Page”
  2. Milepost newsletter
  3. $2.00 off any additional Excursion or Special Event Ticket purchased by the Club/Group/Organization, Excluding DOWT.
  4. One (1) ½ price Charter Trips to Norwood, KS when purchased by the Club/Group/Organization

 


  • All membership applications are subject to acceptance and approval of the Corporation’s Board of Directors.
  • Voting status remains in effect, on an annual basis, provided yearly dues are paid; failure to renew on a timely basis will result in forfeiture of any initiation fee and voting privileges.
  •  Memberships are for the calendar year (January 1 through December 31).

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