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Trains at the Depot
April 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Beltrami County Historical Society and the Northern Iron Horse Railroad Society present for one day only, “Trains at the Depot” on Saturday, April 14th, 2018 from 10:00am-4:00pm. The event will feature several model railroad displays, operating model railroads in several scales, railroad video displays, railroad photography displays, and the Northern Iron Horse Railroad Society’s club layout will be open for viewing.
Learn about Bemidji’s rich railroad history from several railroad enthusiasts, historians and fellow railroad buffs. See a large Lego train and enjoy watching the world in miniature as model railroads from several scales including N, HO, and O traverse their tiny tracks. Railroad videos will be on display, as well as railroad photography from the area. Meet acclaimed local author DeeJay Arens and purchase an autographed copy of the award-winning The View from a Rusty Train Car.
Standard History Center admission will include access to the museum and all of the featured train items on display. Admission to the History Center is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $1 for children ages 6-12 (under 5 is free), discounted rate available for parties of five or more. Admission is free to members of the Historical Society.
Who: Northern Iron Horse Railroad Society and the Beltrami County Historical Society
Where: Beltrami County History Center; 130 Minnesota Ave SW, Bemidji
What: “Trains at the Depot” Model Train and Railroad Displays
When: Saturday, April 14th, 2018 10:00am-4:00pm (one day only)
Why: Because trains are fun!