There will be a celebration of the “Empire Builder,” Jim Hill, and the history of the railroad in the northwest on Memorial Day weekend at Heritage Funeral Home.
Bring your own chairs to enjoy musical entertainment at the Cross of Inspiration on Greenwood Memorial Terrace Sun., April 24.
River City Modelers will be putting together a railroad layout, and there will also be displays of railroad memorabilia to peruse. Jim Hill headed the Great Northern Railway, which served the northern Midwest, the Great Plains and the Pacific Northwest. He earned his nickname due to both the size of the region covered by his railroads and the enormous economic influence he had not only in that region, but the entire country.
Railroads aren’t the only mode of transportation that will be featured, either, so