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By Byrne Bennett
The Record-Times 

Museum celebrates seven years


Last updated 8/16/2023 at 4:47pm

Byrne Bennett

A lucky visitor gets to ride in the engine at the Inland Northwest Rail Musuem's anniversary celebration, Saturday, Aug. 12.

REARDAN – Approximately 400 people flocked to the Inland Northwest Rail Museum on Saturday, Aug. 12, to celebrate the museum's seventh anniversary.

Many of the visitors purchased train tickets allowing them the opportunity to be the first passengers in 55 years to ride in two restored railroad cars on a short segment of the museum's tracks.

Prior to boarding the Spokane, Portland & Seattle, Mount St. Helens buffet lounge car and the Great Northern passenger car, visitors snacked on refreshments, toured the museum and perused displays provided by railroad historical societies and mode...

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