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Community Events

  1. NLCHS & SFHS's 6th Annual Train Show & Mini Meet

    April 21, 9:00 AM - April 22, 5:00 PM @ NLCHS Museum Complex

    THURSDAY APRIL 20th : Early Registration set up for vendors FRIDAY APRIL 21st : Sunrise-Sunset: Watch the 80-90 trains on Old AT&SF tracks and 10-15 on old CB&Q tracks, tour 1898 CB&Q Depot and 1910 AT&SF Depot, 1923 Railway Express building and 1935 Division Freight office, Steam Locomotive 2913 and caboose ATSF 999235 built in 1942 9:00AM – 4 PM : Swap meet Riverview Park Pavilion 4:00PM – 9:00PM Picnic at the east end of the Santa Fe depot SATURDAY APRIL 22nd : 9:00AM – 4:00PM Swap Meet at the Riverview Park Pavilion & Car Show Santa Fe Mini-Meet Presentations at the CB&Q depot: 1:00 – Larry G. Wright: “The Black Box Your best friend or your worst enemy 2:00 - Andy Andrews, “Tom & Jerry” show from old area railroaders 3:00 – Sean Wright: Santa Fe Locks & Keys And of course, there’s lots of train watching from your arrival until your departure!

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  2. Old Fort Madison Train Show Open House

    April 21, 9:00 AM - April 23, 5:00 PM @ Riverview Park

    Old Fort Madison will celebrate its 3rd Open House for the Train Show at NLCHS! Come learn about the history of Old Fort Madison and how both the US Army and the Native American's move their trade commodities up The Father of All Waters, the Mississippi River.

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