Local museum showcases Christmas toy train displays and Santa rides to the North Pole
TOPPENISH, Wash.-- The Northern Pacific Railway Museum is putting on their 13th Annual Toy Train Christmas.
“We just don't know when to quit. It just keeps getting bigger. Every year, its different. We have different trees, we have different layouts. Now, we have a caboose ride with Santa,” said Mary O’Dell of the Northern Pacific Railway Museum.
At the Toy Train Christmas, visitors can enjoy cookies and hot chocolate while they peruse the different kinds of Christmas train displays. You can also take a train ride to visit Santa in the North Pole and get your picture taken with him and the Mrs.
Mary O'Dell says this is something they put together for families to create memories.
“This is a family event and we had wanted to put something on that shared our love of trains, showcased the museum, showed what a quality of life event can do, and that's why we keep doing it over and over again. Everything about it is positive,” said O’Dell.
Daniel Brewer is three. He says the trains are his favorite, but candy canes... not so much.
“Santa has candy canes and I don't like them, because they're scary - I mean spicy,” said Brewer.
In case you missed out this weekend, the Northern Pacific Railway Museum will showcase their Toy Train Christmas for one more weekend.
They'll be open on December 16th and 17th from 10 A.M. to 4 P.M.
They’re located at 10 S. Asotin Ave in Toppenish.