Railroad Days

Railroad Days
Historic Prairie Village

Saturday & Sunday, July 1-2, 2017
Two miles west of Madison, South Dakota on Hwy 34
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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. – “SD Railroading 101” 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)
7:00 p.m. – Holy Rocka Rollaz concert in the Lawrence Welk Opera House
(requires separate concert ticket purchase)
Sunday: 8:00 a.m. – Church Service in the Junius Church
10:00 a.m. – Church Service in “Emmanuel” Chapel Car
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Free cookies and lemonade in the depot
We regret that we will not be able to offer Hobo Stew this year.

 


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 “SD Railroading 101” by Rick Mills, Exec. 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 – 2:00 Free cookies and lemonade at the Wentworth 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
11:30 – 4:00 Train Rides
 
Download the Railroad Days Poster
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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!