Railroadiana Show and Sale rolls into town April 5


The Cotton Belt Rail Historical Society Inc. will host the 19th annual Railroadiana Show and Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 5 at the Arkansas Railroad Museum, 1700 Port Road.

Attendees will have the opportunity to see railroad memorabilia, model trains, track and accessories, working modular layouts by model railroad clubs and Arkansas Cotton Belt steam locomotive 819. Historic engines, passenger cars, cabooses and a snowplow will also be on display. Door prizes will be awarded hourly.

Admission to the event will be $5 for adults, $2 for children ages 6 to 12 and children under 6 will be admitted free with a paying adult.

All proceeds of this show will benefit the Cotton Belt Rail Historical Society, a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to the restoration, display, preservation and protection of artifacts and railroad history for the benefit of the past, present and future generations interested in the railroad heritage of Arkansas and various other past and present railroads in the United States. The society operates and is headquartered at the Arkansas Railroad Museum.

For more information, contact the museum at 870-535-8819.