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Pullman's Past Comes Alive

Interested in joining us?

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Volunteer with us ...

Our work is not possible without the help of many volunteers. A list of work groups and their principal responsibilities is shown below. Contact us if you interested in volunteering for any of our work groups.

Education & Events

Create short-term exhibits that rotate from the Freight Room to local exhibit venues; provide staff for depot regular hours open to the public, and other depot events; create educational programs on topics relevant to the Depot mission.

Facilities & Operations

Maintain the building and site, arrange for repairs, facilitate leases and rental space. Work in conjunction with development of the Facilities Master Plan.


Focus on raising funds to ensure the viability and stability of the Depot.


Strategize financial components for a sustainable facility.


Develop grant applications to support the restoration of the facility, site, and railcars and to support exhibit development. Grant requests are coordinated through related committees and the Whitman County Historical Society.

Long-term exhibits & Story-telling

Develop an Interpretive Master Plan (IMP) to identify the interpretive themes and interactives to support the mission of the PDHC. The IMP will identify stories to be told, and interpretive and interactive exhibit formats.

Marketing & Promotions

Develop and implement marketing strategy. Update website, and social media.

Rail Cars

Encourage curiosity and engage the community through the restoration and repurposing of a heritage passenger coach and caboose.


Responsible for developing restoration goals, researching methods and materials. Work in conjunction with the Facilities Master Plan.

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