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Mid-Continent Train Ride

September 15 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Free

For families and the AUsome Social Group

Take a memorable, seven-mile, 55-minute round-trip train ride on a former branch line of the Chicago & North Western Railway nestled in a valley between the Baraboo Hills in rural Sauk County. Passengers ride in restored steel coaches built a century ago. An authentically-attired conductor will call “all aboard!” before the train leaves from a historic wooden depot, built in 1894. Our group will have a coach to ourselves. We have fifty free tickets available, due to a generous grant from the American Family Steve Stricker Foundation.

Mid-Continent is much more than just a train ride. Our Coach Shed is filled with restored wooden passenger carsfreight cars and displays from the turn of the century. There you will find examples of Mid-Continent’s nationally-renowned wood car restorations such as the Badger #2 “Fish Car”, the exquisite Art Nouveau-motif of the Milwaukee Lake Shore & Western #63, the 1903-built Copper Range coach #60. In our outdoor display yard, you can inspect steam locomotives up-close, including Copper Range locomotive #29Soo Line #2645 and Kewaunee Green Bay & Western #49. In all, there are nearly 40 train cars and locomotives on prominent display with many more awaiting restoration.

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10 out of 59 available Free ticket for Adults and Children age 3 and above

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Details

Date:
September 15
Time:
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Mid-Continent Railway Museum
E8948 Museum Road
North Freedom, WI 53951
Website:
https://www.midcontinent.org/