SHAFTER, Calif. (KGET) — Attention train enthusiasts: The city of Shafter is embarking on what the locals hope becomes an annual affair – Railroad Day at the Shafter Depot Museum.
The inaugural event takes place Saturday, Oct. 21, at 11 a.m. sharp, with an open house until 3 p.m. The museum is at 150 Central Valley Highway.
A wide assortment of railroad artifacts will be on display, including a new-old caboose, as well as a Fairmount motor car, a maintenance trailer with an assortment of tools, a block signal, and a pump car.
There will be local dignitaries, railroad historians, railroad songs, caboose stories and refreshments.
The event is free.