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, and Motorcars
Roundhouse Open for Touring Steam Locomotives and Turntable
Model Train Layouts, Tour the “Emmanuel” Chapel Car
Trackless train rides around the village streets both days!

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

Trackless train rides around village street

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 Church Service in Chapel Car Emmanuel
10:45 Dedication of new Chapel Car Emmanuel historic marker
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. Trackless train rides around village streets
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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