Osawatomie’s Railroad Day to honor rails

Published: April 11, 2013

Osawatomie’s Railroad Day will honor the contributions of current and former employees of Union Pacific and Missouri Pacific railroads in Osawatomie, Kan., April 20.

A variety of fun family activities are scheduled at Osawatomie’s Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot Museum, located at 628 Main St. The Railroad Day Museum Expo will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and feature information displays from area railroad museums and special displays of railroad artifacts.

Osawatomie’s Railroad Day honors the hard work and sacrifices of the community’s Union Pacific and Missouri Pacific Railroad employees and retirees and their contributions to the community’s spiritual, cultural and economic development.

For more information, visit the John Brown Museum State Historic Site’s page on Facebook.