Tucson B-Day Fun @ Southern AZ Transportation Museum

August 19, 2014 |
Steam Engine #1673 at the Southern Arizona Transportation Museum.

Steam Engine #1673 at the Southern Arizona Transportation Museum.

On Saturday, Aug. 23, the Southern Arizona Transportation Museum (SATM) hosts a bevy of activity to commemorate our locale’s establishment as the Presidio de Tucson  when this valley was the northern most outpost of Spain’s New World territories  on Aug. 20, 1775.

For the 239th birthday, the museum and the Historic Train Depot is hosting:

    • Live music by Bill and the Southern Comfort Band
    • Railroad art exhibits in the Amtrak lobby
    • Operating model trains
    • Vintage vehicles on the plaza
    • Union Pacific’s diesel simulator for Operation Lifesaver
    • Climb into the cab of Steam Engine #1673
    • Bilingual railroad exhibits

Along with other interactive offerings!
It all takes place at SATM, 414 N. Toole Ave. from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Birthday cake at 11 a.m. with Mayor Rothschild!

Visit TucsonHistoricDepot.org for more information.


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