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TrainFestival 2009 July 24-26, 2009
TrainFestival 2009 Update
July 24-26, 2009
Steam Railroading Institute
Owosso Michigan

(Owosso, MI - 2/23/09) TrainFestival 2009 is excited to announce that 7 operating steam locomotives have signed contracts to attend America's Largest Railroading Event in 2009. This July tens of thousands of railroad enthusiasts from around the world will travel to the town of Owosso, Michigan. Along with these 7 operating steam locomotives will be diesel locomotives, train rides, huge model train layouts, miniature train rides, caboose rides, railroad vendors, cab tours, food, family fun and much more.

Newly added to the website is a list and description of the 7 operating steam locomotives as well as tickets for a night photo session and your hand on the throttle. A limited number of photographers will have the chance to photograph all of the trains after dark with special flash lighting. If you are into photography, you will want a ticket to this special event. Space is limited to the first 50 people. A special ticket will be required. They are available on the website.

If it has been your dream to run a steam locomotive, your chance is now! Flagg Coal Company 0-4-0 #75 steam locomotive will be letting visitors to the festival pull the throttle, run the locomotive, blow the whistle, shovel coal and ring the bell. Let everyone at the festival see you in the engineer's seat! Tickets and time slots are available on the website. Tickets will sell out fast and are first come, first serve.

Visit for more information and to purchase your tickets.

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