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Railroad buffs: Steam engine rides available in Bureau County


TISKILWA — Railroad buffs can enjoy a bit of nostalgia by taking a ride on a steam train on Sunday, Sept. 8.

The Tiskilwa and Sheffield fire departments and Iowa Interstate Railroad have combined efforts to organize a ride from Tiskilwa to Sheffield and back; or from Sheffield to Tiskilwa and back.

Tickets for the trips leaving Tiskilwa at 9 a.m. and returning at 11:15 a.m.; or leaving Tiskilwa at noon and returning at 2:15 p.m. may be purchased from any member of Tiskilwa Fire Department or by calling the Tiskilwa fire station’s non-emergency line at (815) 646-4722.

Callers are asked to leave a clear message and your call will be returned.

Tickets for the trips leaving Sheffield at 10:30 a.m. and returning at 12:45 p.m.; or leaving Sheffield at 1:30 p.m. and returning at 3:45 pm. may be purchased from any member of Sheffield Fire Department or by calling Sheffield Fire Department’s non-emergency line at (815) 454-2212 and leaving a clear message and your call will be returned.
All proceeds will benefit Tiskilwa and the Sheffield fire departments.




 

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