All aboard donors! Help complete the Santa Fe Waycar restoration project


Your donations will help with

  • Construction of a new railway bed for No. 940 and her tender DONE
  • Preparing, lifting, transporting and setting No. 940 DONE
  • Cosmetic restoration and improvements to No. 940
    - Fabricate and install boiler jacket - $20,000*
    - Make whistle operational - $5,000* DONE
    - Cab wiring, lighting, gages, upholstery, woodwork and windows - $4,500* DONE
    - Wash, prime, paint locomotive and tender - $10,000* DONE
  • - Make whistle operational DONE
  • Design and construction of exhibits including use of video `related to No. 940, the Bartlesville Santa Fe Depot and Bartlesville's railway historyDONE
  • Design and construct permanent exhibits DONE
  • Design and construction of permanent visitor access to cab DONE
  • Relocate and improve vintage platform lights
  • Security Lighting and Video Surveillance - $7,000* DONE
  • Restore vintage platform lights
  • Fabricate additional platform lights
  • *Estimated mamimum cost


How to make donations

Write a check to BCF- NO. 940
Bartlesville Community foundation
501 S. Johnstone, Suite 540-A
Bartlesville, OK 74003
The Bartlesville Community Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Donations are deductible for income tax purposes. All donors will receive written acknowledgment.

Write a check to the City of Bartlesville
Attn. Santa Fe Locomotive Preservation Fund
City of Bartlesville
401 S. Johnstone
Bartlesville, OK 74003
Donations are deductible for income tax purposes. Donations of $50.00 or more will receive a written acknowledgment.


Other Donor Information

Make a donation in memory of a railway employee or enthusiast.

Donors will be recognized at the Santa Fe Depot site.