We hold many other family-friendly special events throughout the year. Our North Pole Express starts the Friday after Thanksgiving and continues throughout December on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings. Please check our website for more information.
Take your children on a delightful little train ride to the 'pumpkin patch' where they can choose their special pumpkin to be transported back to the station on a flatbed car attached to the train. Where else can you get a Halloween pumpkin that rides a train? The $1 museum admission charge includes a quarter-scale train ride. Pumpkins are an additional $5 each. Visitors may ride the train without purchasing a pumpkin. Operating train layouts and gift shop inside museum. 1-4pm Saturdays and Sundays, October 2-24, or until pumpkins are gone. Located at 11600 County Rd. 99 and I-75 Exit #161, just west of Reineke Ford. This is a fund raiser for Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation, Inc, an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization established in 1998 for the preservation, promotion, and education of local railroad history. Call 419-721-1175 if any questions.
Engine 901 is one of only three engines built in the late 1940s by members of the Israelite House of David in Benton Harbor, Michigan for their amusement park. It is a coal-burning, live-steam engine restored by volunteers during 2000-2002. Passenger coaches provide comfortable seating for adults and children.