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Railroad Days at Mile Zero

Event will be held rain or shine!

Railroad Days at Mile Zero will take place rain or shine! Luckily, the majority of the events are located indoors. Please dress for the weather, and come enjoy a day of celebrating the railroad in Council Bluffs. 

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September 23, 2023
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Various Locations in Council Bluffs

Railroad Days is an annual celebration of all things train and track, and this year, all the fun will be happening in Council Bluffs! Celebrate CB's rich railroad heritage and place in history as historic Mile Zero for Union Pacific Railroad. There will be numerous train-themed activities and locations to visit between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 23, 2023. 

The Union Pacific Railroad Museum, RailsWest Railroad Museum, Pottawattamie Arts, Culture and Entertainment (PACE), the Historic General Dodge House, and the Historic 100 Block of Council Bluffs are again teaming up to offer this annual event. Kids will be excited to ride the trollies to each participating location and to take part in numerous hands-on activities with interactive technology and exhibits that explore the vast world of the railroad! 

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Contact: Union Pacific Museum

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Various Locations in Council Bluffs
200 Pearl Street
Council Bluffs, IA

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