For additional information, contact:
Shelley Johnson, executive director
Megan Hartman, senior marketing manager
Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau
(337) 436-9588 or (800) 456-7952

DeQuincy Railroad Museum Launches Video Tour

LAKE CHARLES, La. (February 27, 2012)-The DeQuincy Railroad Museum recently launched a 30 second public service announcement encouraging visitation to the museum.  There is also a four minute virtual museum tour that gives guests a glimpse of what they can find when they visit.

The virtual museum tour, captured by John Tousaint with Focus Flimz and KPLC, may be seen on  The 30 second public service announcement is located at

The DeQuincy Railroad Museum is situated at 400 Lake Charles Ave., DeQuincy, La. in the downtown historic district.  Some of the artifacts on display include a 1913 steam locomotive, a passenger car, and two cabooses. 

Located near the DeQuincy Railroad Museum is the new DeQuincy Town Hall Museum at 218 East Fourth St., DeQuincy, La.  Exhibits at the museum include Newport Industries memorabilia and a Wall of Honor paying tribute to locals who have served in the U.S. military services.

For more information, call the DeQuincy Railroad Museum at 337-786-2823 or visit If members of the media are interested in helping spread the word about the museum and would like a copy, please contact Megan Hartman at 337-436-9588.