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They also got a chance to see some of the museum`s new exhibits, including an 1890 steele depot and a switcher diesel engine.
"People just need something to do with their kids and this is a great place for them. They get an opportunity to go on the cabooses. They get to see the different exhibits," said Bill Engelter, president of the board of the state`s railroad museum.
"It`s really fun here because we get to go on the trains and we get to ride the train," said six-year-old Mason Strinbu, who was visiting from Colorado.
Visitors also had the chance to ride around in a mini-train and tour the sites of the museum.