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There is fun for the whole family at Railway Days! As one of the few sites in North America with two steam locomotives, our trains take centre stage for two days with demonstrations, hands-on activities, and exciting exhibits.
Rare Steam and Rail Experiences
Double-heading of Heritage Park’s two steam locomotivesUnveiling & inaugural start up of the recently completed CP Rail Steam Railway Crane, the only working 100 ton locomotive crane in Canada!Demonstrations of all Heritage Park’s steam equipment – the Case 65 steam engine, the Watrous Steam Roller and the Oilwell Supply stationary steam engineDemonstrations with original 1907 turntableTaking on water from a 1902-model towerHand & whistle signal presentationCaboose rides, with a few special cupola seatsIT’S BACK! - Send a real telegraph from one rail station, and pick it up at another – keep the free souvenir!Hooping orders to the engineer on our moving trainFascinating Storytelling
Rail Car Shop: Tour some of the rarest rail cars in Canada. Learn their stories of immigrants, royalty, and rail tycoons.Plow & Spreader showcase: Find out how you keep a train running through snowed-in mountain passes.Model Rail ExhibitsCome see exciting displays from model rail clubs, with new locations around the Park!
Kids’ Railway ChallengeTry four rail activities, collect four stamps and enter to win a $500 prize pack, including a Heritage Park ‘Family & Friends’ Annual Pass Plus and a $200 gift card for Trains and Such. Activities include:
Caboose RidesPre-purchase your ride in Heritage Park’s very own caboose. Once a year, lucky guests can enjoy the rare experience of riding in this special rail car! Limited cupola seats and regular caboose tickets are available. Call 403-268-8500 to purchase Fall 2017. All rides depart from Laggan Station. Latecomers may not be accommodated.
Engineer For A DayEnter our free draw to win a ride for you and a guest in our historical steam locomotive! Get behind the scenes as you don crew costuming, join the crew to prepare the train for the day, ride in the steam locomotive cab and much more.
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