photo by: Photo courtesy of the Village of Homewood
2010 Chestnut Rd.,Homewood,Il

Chug-Chug-Chug to the Homewood Rail Fest

when: May 20, 2017 at 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

where: H-F Park District Auditorium, 2010 Chestnut Rd., Homewood, Il

cost: Free

ages: All ages

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the scoop:

Hey train enthusiasts, “climb aboard” Lil Obie, a scale model of a Canadian National (CN) Safety Train locomotive and flatbed caboose, and check out the Homewood Rail Fest. This train-focused event has something for every rail lover. Check out a wide assortment of train collectibles and model train displays. Decode Hobo symbols, and visit the Kid’s Zone for train-themed story time. Explore the intricate train layouts. Watch the train traffic and hear conductors maneuver trains on one of the eight tracks servicing Amtrak, Metra and freight trains. Homewood Science Center celebrates Rail Fest with PopUP SCIENCE exploring railroads and coasters.

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