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Typically you’ll find Donovan Duggins in the model train building working, repairing and restoring the many different scales that we represent.  He is  present nearly every weekend, working hard to keep the models functioning. Donovan grew up in South Florida and was born at the Homestead James Archer Hospital. He is a frequent rider of Amtrak, and loves riding back and forth down the east coast. Donovan graduated from Killian Senior High School a few years ago, and aspires to be a Train Engineer for his career. In the meantime, he wishes he could shrink down to HO Size and enjoy the various model displays throughout the country.

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The Gold Coast Museum is a non-profit organization. This year, we gave approximately 24,000 passengers a ride aboard our railroad. We rely on our volunteers and your donations to help keep us running, without this money, we would not be able to do the countless restoration projects that we have on the property. Please consider supporting us in our venture to keep these lovely historic pieces of equipment operational. If you would like to donate towards a specific car or project, please, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . You can give directly to us by using paypal (Just click the picture below!), or by calling us at (305) 253-0063, and telling the store staff that you'd like to make a donation. Even a dollar can help us restore this historic and impressive equipment.

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