Friday, February 15, 2019

Bradford Ohio Railroad Museum Schedule of Events for 2019

Hours April- October: Saturday 10 am- 3 pm.

April 6
Salute to the railroader's 2- 4 pm. Current and Former Railroaders Welcome to share stories and visit the BF Tower.

We will be showing Edison Railroad movies from the 1890's.

May 4
Dining By rail 6- 9 Pm. Silent and Live auction of items from Wine Tasting Tours, to gift Baskets to tickets for train rides and Center Of Science and Industry or Cincinnati Reds Games. The Dinner is from Dining Car Service recipes. This year Diners get to tour the museum before Dinner as it will be held in the Community Club across the street from the museum.

June 1
10 -4 pm. Railroad Heritage Festival Thomas the train Play Area, Thomas the tank Ride and Carillon Park Portable Train Ride, Model train layouts. Drone Race in the Y aprk, Military vehicles to celebrate the 75 th anniversary of D- Day. Children's Play area at the museum Hobo Language and crafts, Railroad History Essay contest.

October 12
Run for the Rails 5 K Pumpkin Show Saturday 8 am rain or shine. Runners get to enjoy the museum following the race.

November 9
Honoring our Veterans Active and retired Military Service members are admitted to the museum Free of charge as a Thank You for their service to our Nation!

December 14
North Pole Express 11- 2 pm. Enjoy a visit with Santa, Hot cocoa and a special cookie and craft.
Meet the railroaders and Santa's helpers and be greeted by the Conductor and served by the Porters.
This year the museum is working again with Exhibit Concepts and Swafford Construction to restore the BF Tower.

The project has been supported by the Ohio Humanities Council, The State of Ohio general Assembly to create a Railroad Heritage Tourism Destination.

The project includes both interior and exterior exhibits to interpret the function of the tower in providing Railroad Safe traffic through the junction.

Signals will be restored and operational from the BF Tower.

Details are on the museum website at

The museum welcomes new members and volunteers and needs to raise another $50,000 to complete this preservation project.

History buffs and railroad fans are invited to participate in this exciting project to make the Tower as operational as possible.

Follow us on Facebook and visit the museum to see the rich railroad heritage and history at Bradford, Ohio.

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