All aboard for Train Day in Edmonds on May 10

May 10 is National Train Day and train aficionados are invited to share in the fun at the Swamp Creek &Western Railroad Association of Edmonds open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Swamp Creek &Western Railroad Association has been in the Edmonds Amtrak Depot since 1977. It occupies the former baggage room in the south end of the station at 210 Railroad Ave.

SC&W members will operate HO scale model trains on the 400 feet of track that meanders through miniature towns and follows the layout of the actual route over White Pass from Vancouver, Wash., to Yakima.

Children must be accompanied by adults to visit the layout room.

There is no charge to attend the open house.

For more information, leave a message at 425-257-9343.

More in Life

‘Found’: Author and climber a 20-year veteran of mountain rescue

In her second book, Bree Loewen shares her experiences of volunteering with Seattle Mountain Rescue.

Secret garden: Privacy trees that won’t outgrow a small space

These plants offer some height to block out unwanted sights without taking over your yard.

Stock your winter bookshelf with these animal and nature reads

Four new books cover outdoors topics from butterflies to wolves.

The Shed Players recently released their new album “Our Shingle Most Favorites.”
Listen here: Josh Clauson, The Shed Players release new CDs

This feature is all about Snohomish County’s homegrown talent: locals who make music and record it.

Newfangled cooker isn’t for those with tried and true methods

Columnist Jennifer Bardsley recently succumbed to peer pressure and purchased an Instant Pot.

Now is the time to assess your student’s back-to-school plan

Take a good look at how your kids are managing their new routine, class, teacher(s) and homework.

Author’s talk of birds and clouds kicks off Marysville series

1. Birds and clouds Marysville’s Outdoor Adventure Speakers Series is kicking into… Continue reading

How to shop in the street markets of France

It’s the best way to connect with the nation’s farmers and artisans.

Oprah Winfrey joins ‘60 Minutes’ for 50th anniversary year

The media giant debuts on tonight’s show, reporting on a story about America’s political divisions.

Most Read