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History Train Chugs into Biwabik

Categories: 2006 Press Releases | Author: SuperUser Account | Posted: 7/10/2006 | Views: 23021
July 10, 2006

St. Louis County Celebrates 150th Anniversary

By Rolling Out History Train!


     As part of St. Louis County’s Sesquicentennial year, the “History Train” will continue its tour of the County in Biwabik July 13 to 16 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  In addition, a reception will be held on Thursday July 13 at 5:00 PM at the Old Depot, off Main Street on 6th Avenue South in Biwabik.  Officials and the public will be presented with special commemorative items.  This event is free and open to the public.


     The “History Train” will be bringing history directly to communities this summer in a fully renovated rail car, carrying a new exhibit about St. Louis County’s rich history. 


Upcoming locations include:      Laskin Energy            July 21-23

                                                 Chisholm/ Hibbing     August 2-6

                                                 Mountain Iron            August 10-13

                                                 Proctor                      August 17-20


     Sponsors of this exhibit include St. Louis County, The Lake Superior Railroad Museum, The St. Louis County Historical Society and its local affiliates, Canadian National Railway, SMDC, the Benedictines, and Minnesota Power, and the Depot Foundation.


     For more information about this event or other Sesquicentennial events contact Ellen Quinn at (218) 726-2621 or . 



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