Railroad Days

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Historic Prairie Village
Saturday & Sunday, July 7-8, 2018
Two miles west of Madison, South Dakota on Hwy 34
A Day on the Prairie Village, Herman & Milwaukee Railroad
 
Rides all day on Train, Doodlebug, Motorcars and Carousel
Roundhouse Open for Touring Steam Locomotives and Turntable
Model Train Layouts, Tour the “Emmanuel” Chapel Car


Saturday: 1:00 p.m. – “A Restoration of the Past – Railroad History from South Dakota” by Rick Mills, Exec. Director of the SD State Railroad Museum, in the air-conditioned Lawrence Welk Opera House (sponsored in part by the SD Humanities Council)
Also Saturday: Divas Through the Decades concert, 7:00 pm (separate tickets required)
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – Church Service in “Emmanuel” Chapel Car
10:45 a.m. – Dedication of new Chapel Car Emmanuel historic marker
Also Sunday: Free cookies and lemonade at Wentworth Depot (while it lasts).


Admission: $6.00 Adult
Age 6-12 $2.00
PV Season Pass
 
Doodlebug, Motorcar & Train
Rides: $4.00 per rider
Family Train Pass:
5 rides for $15.00
Under 3 Free
Number 29 under steam
Upcoming Event
October 6, 2018 PUMPKIN TRAIN, Prairie Village

Contact: 1-800-693-3644 or info@prairievillage.org
Camping available on grounds with electricty, modern showers, dump station


Download the Railroad Days Poster

 

Read the story: The Prairie Village Herman & Milwaukee Railroad
has been featured in the July 2015 issue of Railfan & Railroad Magazine

Schedule of Events
Saturday  
10:00 – 4:00 Motor Car and Doodlebug Rides at Wentworth Depot
11:00 – 4:00 Roundhouse open for touring locomotives, equipment, Rail Road swap meet, Model train display and Children’s train ride.
11:00 – 4:00 Train Rides at Wentworth Depot
Village Tours
11:00 – 4:00 Chapel Car Emmanuel tours
12:00 – 4:00 Carousel Rides at gift shop
1:00 – 2:00 “A Restoration of the Past – Railroad History from South Dakota” by Rick Mills, Exec. Director of the South Dakota State Railroad Museum, in the Opera House
7:00 Divas Through the Decades Concert at the Opera House *
Sunday
8:00 – 9:00 Village Church Service in Junius Church
9:00 – 4:00 Motor Car and Doodlebug Rides at depot
10:00 – 11:00 Church Service in Chapel Car Emmanuel
11:00 – 2:00 Free cookies and lemonade at the Wentworth Depot
11:00 – 4:00 Roundhouse open for touring locomotives, equipment, Rail Road swap meet, Model train display and Children’s train ride.
11:30 – 4:00 Train Rides at Wentworth Depot
12:00 – 4:00 Carousel at gift shop

* Prairie Village season passes not accepted. Concert tickets go on sale opening day – Sunday May 6, 2018 – at the gift shop. Unsold tickets will also be available at the event!


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