75th “Berkday” Party”

Join the Mad River & NKP Railroad Museum in celebrating the 75th birthday of Nickel Plate Road No. 757 on August 17, 2019 at 3:30PM & 6:00PM. All festivities will be held at the Mad River & NKP Railroad Museum 253 Southwest St, Bellevue, Ohio 44811.

Our party will begin in the Freight House where a program explaining the history of the 757, how it came back to Bellevue recently, and how the Mad River & NKP Railroad Museum plans to display and use the locomotive in the future. Then step into our dining car to enjoy a BBQ Buffet and Birthday Cake. Next, you’ll be free to explore the locomotive while museum volunteers are available for Q&A. For the first time ever, guests will have access to the inside of the locomotive cab.

Enjoy these activities and events while you’re there!

• Interactive Presentation on the BRING BACK 757 Campaign.
• For the First Time Special Public Access to the Cab of the 757.
• 757 Merchandise For Sale.
• Barbeque Buffet Provided by Bone Boys BBQ.
• Enjoy Your Meal in our 1927 Nickel Plate Road Dining Car.
• Birthday Cake.
• Admission $75, Space is Limited.


Here’s our menu for the celebration!
Burnt ends, pulled pork, brisket, St. Louis Ribs, cheesy potatoes, corn on the cob, baked beans, broccoli salad, coleslaw, corn bread.

Call or stop by the museum during regular business hours, (419)-483-2222. Or call our dedicated reservation line at (567)-228-9866. You can also buy tickets online.

Space is limited. This event will happen rain or shine. No refunds will be awarded unless event is cancelled by the Mad River & NKP Railroad Museum due to unforeseen circumstances. Advanced admission sales are required to attend, no admissions will be sold at the door. Due to the historic nature of the railroad equipment involved, this event is not handicap accessible. This event is a fundraiser for the Bring Back 757 Campaign, all proceeds from this event will be used by the Mad River & NKP Railroad Museum for the restoration and display of locomotive 757.

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