Silver Creek and Stephenson Railroad Antique Steam Train Rides and Silvercreek Museum

Dates: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - Sunday, October 22, 2017
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October 21-22, SILVER CREEK AND STEPHENSON RAILROAD ANTIQUE STEAM TRAIN RIDES AND SILVERCREEK MUSEUM. 2954 S. Walnut, Freeport.11 am to 4 pm. All aboard as a 36 ton 1912 Heisler steam locomotive pulls three cabooses, including an antique red caboose reported to be the oldest in the state, and three passenger flatcars for a four mile ride through farmlands and across a bridge 30′ above Yellow Creek. Purchase your ticket at the Silver Creek Depot, a turn-of-the-century replica filled with railroad artifacts. Browse for novelties in the Freight House Gift Shop. Visit the Silvercreek Museum filled with early Americana and featuring the 130 ton Cooper Corliss Steam Engine and its over 25′ fly wheel. There will be fall harvest demonstrations and sauerkraut and brats will be available at the museum. Train: Adults: $8; Children under 12: $2; Cab Rides: Ask at the Depot; Museum: Adults: $4; Children Under 12: Free. (815-235-2198 or 815-235-7329)