Maydelle Turntable Runs

Date/Time

May 2, 2019 to May 16, 2019
11:00 AM

This event occurs every 2 week(s) on Thursday.

Description

This rare example of railroad technology demonstrates today how this vintage piece of equipment was used routinely, so many decades ago in rail yards across the nation, to turn the engines around to go in a different direction. Built in the late 1890s by the St. Louis and San Francisco (Frisco) Railroad on site at their Paris, Texas rail yard, the turntable began operation in Paris in 1902, serving a six-stall roundhouse. In 1981, the Texas State Railroad acquired the turntable and installed it in Maydelle.

Cost

$10 -- $50

Location

View map Texas State Railroad Palestine Depot
789 Park Rd 70
Palestine, TX

Additional Information

Sponsor

Texas State Railroad

Phone

855-632-7729

Community - Explore Guide:

Palestine

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