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Great Day at the Spooner Railroad Park

May 14, 2024

We had a wonderful turnout at our recent brick installation ceremony Saturday, May 11, 2024. Thank you to all who turned out!

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Installation of Recognition Bricks at Spooner Railroad Park, May 11, 2024 at 10 a.m.

May 10, 2024
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The City of Spooner proclaimed Friday, April 26, as Arbor Day. Excitingly, the Railroad Park is the recipient of the 2024 Linden tree given by the City Tree Board!

April 28, 2024

On a gloomy Friday, April 26, 2024, Spooner Elementary School fourth-grade students and teachers, along with Mayor Gary Cuskey, staff from the Spooner City Street Department, representatives from the Tree Board, City Administrator Nick Koverman, and Chairman of the Railroad Park Terri Reiter will be planting a tree at 1:30 p.m. at the park. Mayor…

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Turntable Fence Update

October 23, 2023

Our hard-working fellas are at it again! A huge Spooner Railroad Park thank you to Ken Staves, Brad Patchin, and Tim Belter for installing the beautiful new fence around the Turntable. Another goal is being accomplished, and it is going to make the area safer and more attractive. Upward and onward we go! Check this…

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History in the Making

October 23, 2023

We’re so excited! The construction of the arch or gateway to Spooner Railroad Park is progressing. Shawn Cahill and crew are downtown Spooner right now working away at this project, which has been a long- awaited dream come true for many organizations and people. The Railroad Park Board, the Spooner Business Improvement District (BID), the…

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Heritage Day 2023

June 6, 2023

Railroad Memories Museum is bringing back Heritage Day, new for 2023, on Saturday, June 17 starting 10 a.m. Join us all for a super fun, educational day, and learn how Spooner came into existence!

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2023 Arbor Day

May 5, 2023

The City of Spooner provided Spooner Railroad Park with a beautiful Linden tree on Arbor Day, Friday, April 28, 2023. Mayor Gary Cuskey and Spooner Street Superintendent Dave Olson put on a very nice program for Spooner Middle School teachers and 4th grade students. This tree is to the south of the Park, and replaced…

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Railroad Park Recognition Honor Wall

October 12, 2022

Our honor recognition wall is complete! We’re working on the install. More to come.

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Rebuilding the Turntable Control Shack

October 8, 2022

A huge thank you to Ken Staves, Brad Patchin, Tim Belter and the City crew. Ken spent hours and hours of his time along with his resources to plan, design, and implement, using pictures and memory of the old control shack that he and Brad excavated due to decay last fall. Brad put in many…

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Friends of the Railroad Park partners with Jack Pine Savage Days!

October 8, 2022

It is official. After Jack Pine Savage Days 2022 were successfully held at the Spooner Railroad Park, The Railroad Park voted unanimously to continue to partner with Jack Pine Savage Days and host all future JPSD events! Jack Pines Savage Days 2023 will be held Friday and Saturday, August 4 and 5, 2023.

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