April 1, 2017–April 2, 2017
Opening weekend––Railtown 1897 State Historic Park. 
Opening weekend for the regular steam train operating season at Railtown 1897 SHP. Grand Opening festivities with the No. 3 team engine operating on both days. This weekend only, everybody rides FREE! Arrive at 7 a.m. and watch the crew prepare the train for the day in the historic roundhouse. Departure times are 10:30 a.m., Noon, 1:30 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. Steam engine on Saturday and diesel engine on Sunday unless otherwise noted.