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Old Fashioned Train Day | Temple Chamber of Commerce Temple, TX
Old Fashioned Train Day
. Please Note --> This is a Past Event!! .
11:45 AM TO 4:00 PM
315 West Avenue B
Temple, TX 76501
Saturday, April 30th will be a celebration of family, community and fun, commemorating the significant influence the Santa Fe Depot has had on Temple and the surrounding communities. Beginning at 11:45 AM, the Mayor of Temple as well as elected officials from our surrounding communities will lead a dedication and remembrance of the significant impact the railroad has had in their communities. Educational activities such as Operation Lifesaver will be in the Lobby of the Santa Fe Depot and a photography exhibit of Santa Fe Depot pictures will be on display in the Temporary Exhibits Room of the Museum from the archives of the Museum and BNSF. Admission to the Museum will be free. As soon as the ceremony ends, the entertainment on the grounds of the campus begins. Food vendors will be serving barbecue, hot dogs, hamburgers and ice cream, as well as cold drinks. A popular local Americana band, the Schade Tree Band, will play in the Gazebo, hand cars and barrel trains will be operating as well as inflatables, face painters and balloon clowns. Train rides on the BNSF's vintage train cars will run at 1:00 PM and 4:00PM, each lasting approximately 1 1/2 hours. Tickets will cost: Adults - $45; Children - $25; Lounge and Dining Car - $65 (21 years of age and over). Tickets can be purchased by contacting the Museum at 254.298.5172, 254.298.5175 or 254.298.5194 The train ride on BNSF's vintage train cars is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, so order your tickets early!
Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum 315 West Avenue B Temple, Texas 76501
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