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Railroad society to offer open house Dec. 15

Dec. 03, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

The Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society Inc. will host an open house at its outdoor museum site, 14th Street West and Ritter Park, from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15. Admission is free, and hot chocolate and cookies will be available.

The society is now in its 53rd year of operation, and the old steam locomotive at the museum recently celebrated its 50th year on display. The locomotive cab and both cabooses will be open for visitors, and rides on the hand car will be available, weather permitting.

The museum has been decorated with holiday lights, which will remain on display until Jan. 3, 2013. For more information, call 304-523-0364.