Railroad Days

Railroad Days
Historic Prairie Village

Saturday & Sunday, July 1-2, 2017
Two miles west of Madison, South Dakota on Hwy 34
PVH&M logo
 
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: SD Railroading History presentation by Rick Mills – in the air-conditioned Lawrence Welk Opera House
Sunday: Church Service, 10:00 am in “Emmanuel” Chapel Car
Sunday: Free Hobo Stew at Wentworth Depot (while it lasts)

 


Admission: $6.00 Adult
Age 6-12 $2.00
or free with your 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

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

Upcoming Event
October 7, 2017 PUMPKIN TRAIN, Prairie Village

 

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 Depot
11:00 – 4:00 Roundhouse open for touring locomotives, equipment, Rail Road swap meet and the Model train display
Train Rides
Village Tours
Trackless train rides around village streets
11:00 – 4:00 Chapel Car Emmanuel tours
1:00 – 2:00 Historic Railroad Presentation by Rick Mills Director of the South Dakota State Railroad Museum, in the Opera House
7:00 The Holy Rocka Rollaz 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 – 1:00 Hobo Stew served while it lasts (free with admission fee)
11:00 – 4:00 Roundhouse open for touring locomotives, equipment, Rail Road swap meet and the Model train display
Train Rides
Village Tours
Trackless train rides around village streets
11:30 – 4:00 Train Rides
 
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* Prairie Village season passes not accepted. Concert tickets go on sale opening day May 7, 2017 at the gift shop. Unsold tickets will also be available at the event!