Santa’s Starlight Express Shines Bright!

On Saturday, November 28th, Santa’s Starlight Express steamed into Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, for two sold-out runs.  This first-ever lighted holiday train at Railtown, brought a special touch of magic, enjoyed by staff and visitors alike.
Volunteer Linda Bramlette stands on the platform of the first class car during the run-around at rock siding.

Volunteer Linda Bramlette stands on the platform of the first class car during the run-around at rock siding on November 28th.

The Masterminds behind out new event, Stephanie and Dave Tadlock

The masterminds behind out new event, Stephanie and Dave Tadlock- ready for lantern signals!

Interior of the 14 car during the nighttime train!

Interior of the 14 car during the nighttime train!

Rich Davila, Stephanie Tadlock, Mike Cowley and Craig Conklin- part of the hardworking crew!

Rich Davila, Stephanie Tadlock, Mike Cowley and Craig Conklin- part of the hardworking crew!

Great music rounded out the event!  Lori Brandon and Ron DeLacy.

Great music rounded out the event! Lori Brandon and Ron DeLacy get into the holiday spirit!

 Join us in 2010 for the Santa’s Starlight Express!  But Don’t forget to visit December 19th and 20th for the last operating weekend of 2009.  Santa and fiddler Dave “Huckleberry” Rainwater will be onboard at 11, 12, 1, 2 & 3 both days, with free hot chocolate in the Carriage room, and the Railtown Ladies present the final weekend of their holiday boutique.

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