When: Nov. 11-12, 10 a.m. 2011
To celebrate the Arizona statehood centennial, Union Pacific brings a steam train to town for the first time in 30 years. The train is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 11, at the Union Pacific Rail Yard, at Silverlake Road and East Fairland Stravenue; free. The train also will stop at the Amtrak depot, 400 N. Toole Ave., from 8:20 a.m. to 9:15 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 12. Call 891-6757, or visit up.com/aboutup/special_trains for more information.