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Lifestyles

Steam train rides planned for Sept. 8

The Tiskilwa and Sheffield fire departments and the Iowa Interstate Railroad have combined efforts for a steam train ride from Tiskilwa to Sheffield and back, or from Sheffield to Tiskilwa and back, on Sept. 8.

Trains from Tiskilwa will leave 9 a.m. and return at 11:15 a.m. or leave at noon and return at 2:15 p.m. Tickets may be purchased from any member of the Tiskilwa Fire Department or by calling the Tiskilwa Fire Station non-emergency line at 815-646-4722 and leaving a message.

Trains from Sheffield will leave at 10:30 a.m. and return at 12:45 p.m. or leave at 1:30 p.m. and return at 3:45 p.m. Tickets may be purchased from any member of the Sheffield Fire Department or by calling the Sheffield Fire Department non-emergency line at 815-454-2212 and leaving a message.

Tickets are $14 for adults, $7 for ages 3-12 and free for 2 and under.

All proceeds will benefit the Tiskilwa and the Sheffield fire departments.

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