Osceola Train – A Ride Back in Time

Opposite the balcony, is a mail car that operated around 1900. A volunteer will show you how they bagged mail, sorted and carried out the postal service work as the train continues back to Osceola. Plus, look carefully below; notice mail slot for “North Pole – Santa.” This train actually delivers mail to Santa and the volunteers are more than happy to explain how that whole thing works.

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If you are coming to the Twin Cities,  this is a wonderful day trip for kids or railroad history enthusiasts.


Learn more about the Minnesota Transportation Museum here: http://www.mtmuseum.org/

You can also make the Osceola train part of your Minnesota tour. Go to Freedomgetaways.com to find out more.

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Chris Ashbach is one of the founders of Dan330. Chris is a pilot and avid outdoorsman who loves fishing, hunting, camping, and exploring. He loves taking kids (especially his own) on trips to share his passion of the outdoors. Chris is also a gardener, volunteers at Let's Go Fishing, and teaches Sunday school. Chris holds a MA in Organizational Leadership and is faculty at a local university in Minnesota; teaching undergraduate business classes.