During the month of July the Nevada County Depot and Museum will be operating an Old Time Penny Candy Store. During this time, there will be penny candy available to purchase, a coloring contest to enter and a tour of the caboose. The Coloring Contest is for children ages 3yrs - 11yrs. Winners of the Coloring Contest will receive a Sonic Gift Card. The last day to enter the coloring contest will be July 30th. The hours of the event are Tuesday - Friday, 10am - 3pm.
Stop by the Museum in July for a visit and see all the activities going on!
Union Pacific's Big Boy
No. 4014 Locomotive
'Big Boy Tour 2021’ No. 4014 will once again be overnight in Prescott, Arkansas
at the Nevada County Depot and Museum
Arrive: August 25th—3:45PM
Depart: August 26th—8:00AM
Union Pacific's Big Boy No. 4014, will embark on "The Big Boy 2021 Tour" Aug. 5th to celebrate railroad heritage and the communities Union Pacific serves. This is the first tour since the locomotive was restored for 2019's "Great Race" tours celebrating the 150th anniversary of the transcontinental railroad’s completion.
No. 4014 will leave the Steam Shop in Cheyenne, Wyoming, August 5th, making brief whistle-stops in communities across Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas and Wyoming. The train will be overnight in 21 cities along the way, one being Prescott, Arkansas.
No. 4014 will be arriving on August 25th around 3:45pm for an overnight stop at the Nevada County Depot and Museum. Bring your cameras and capture this great locomotive experience! For more information call the Museum at 870-887-5821. ( The locomotive will be on display only, no tours will be offered.)
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