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National Train Day 2014

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Saturday May 10th

Steam Train!


Lake Superior Railroad Museum Special Events

  • 50% off admission to the Depot museums
  • See new exhibits for 2014
  • Explore the museum collection
  • Visit the William Crooks, Minnesota's first locomotive
  • Free Golden Spikes, commemorating the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, built in 1869 (first 50 people)
  • Bouncy houses!
  • BNSF Locomotive on display and cab tours
  • Rail speeder rides (like a go cart on tracks)

Special Event fun from 9am - 3pm



Saturday May 10th

Train Rides

National Train Day



1 hour trip through downtown & up the shore to the Tischer Creek


Reservations are not required for this excursion, but recommended. Tickets may be purchased anytime prior to departure.

  • Coach seating, fully narrated tour
  • Operating at 10am, 12:30pm and 3:00pm
  • Concessions available for all passengers