Depot Days


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Depot Days

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 9:00am - Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 4:00pm

Cheyenne, Wyo. (KGWN) Depot Days kicks off Friday May 16 with the Rail Art Launching show at 6PM. $10 armband that gets you into all activities the entire weekend. On Saturday May 17, the event runs from 9AM-5PM at the historic depot in downtown Cheyenne. On Sunday May 18, it starts back up again at 9AM and runs until 4PM.

Features
Sherman Hill Model Railroad Show
Union Pacific Steam Shop Open House
Trolley access to the UP Steam Shop, Wasatch RR Contractors, and Depot Museum
Union Central & Northern HNo3 and creator Harry Brunk
Vendors, artists, and models in the Depot Lobby
Rail Art Show & Sale in the Cheyenne Depot Museum
Amtrack Exhibit Train

The event will be run in conjunction with the annual Sherman Hill Model Railroad Show at the Exhibition Hall at Frontier Park. The Union Pacific Steam Shop has graciously agreed to be open to allow viewing of the roundhouse and Steam Shop. A Visit Cheyenne trolley is planned to escort people to and from all of the locations with departures scheduled every 20 minutes. Model train displays, railroad art, and vendors will occupy the Depot lobby & the Sherman Hill Show.

On display in the museum is our Rail Art Show & Sale with artists competing for prize money and the opportunity for their work to become the foundation of the permanent railroad art exhibit in the Cheyenne Depot Museum. All pieces from the show are available for sale.

Hotel rooms are available across the plaza in the Historic Plains Hotel. Mentioned that you are coming to Depot Days and they will give you a special rate of. $99.00 per night ( Rate is available May 15th -18th). For reservations call 307-638-3311.

Attention Vendors: If you are interested in having a booth please contact the Events Coordinator at 307-632-3905 or send information about your business with photos or a website linke to info@cheyennedepotmuseum.org. All vendors are selected through a juried selection.

Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm and Sunday 9 am to 4 pm

Tentative Schedule of Events:

Friday May 16th, 2014

6-8 pm Rail Art Show Opening Reception at the Cheyenne Depot Museum

- Meet the Artists

- Announcement of Art Show Winners

- Rail Art & Photography goes on sale to the public

6-9pm Sherman Hill Model Railroad show opens

Saturday May 17th, 2014

9am to 5pm all venues

Cheyenne Depot Museum

- Trolley stop to UP Steam Shop, Watsatch RR Contractors open house at Events Center, Amtrak Exhibit Train

- Trolley stop to Sherman Hill Model Railroad Show in Frontier Park

- Vendors, Models and Mini Train

- Gift Shop and Museum open

- Meet Harry Brunk

- Listen to stories about the UC &N from Anna Lee Ames at 10am, 1pm and 3pm

- View the Rail Art Show

- Parking Available (Parking available at the Events Center, Frontier Park, Amtrak and the Depot ONLY.)

- Depot Building Tours Available

Sherman Hill Model Railroad show at Frontier Park

- Trolley Stop to the Cheyenne Depot Museum

- Model Railroad Exhibits

- Vendors

- UP Mini Train

-UP Diesel Simulator

- Sherman Hill Steam Train Excursion Tickets available.

- Parking Available

Union Pacific Steam Shop Open House

- View the Round House and Steam Shop

- See Steam Engines 844, 3985 and the newly arrived Big Boy 4014!

- Available By Trolley Only

Amtrak Exhibit Train

- Trolley Stop to Cheyenne Depot Museum, UP Steam Shop, & Events Center & Ice Arena

Watsatch Railroad Contractors Open House at Events Center & Ice Arena

- Trolley stop to Cheyenne Depot Museum, UP Steam Shop & Amtrak Exhibit Train

- View and see Mini Live steam

- See the restored Caboose 2516


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