Train Day At the Shreveport Water Works Museum

May 13, 2022

The Shreveport Railroad Museum at 142 North Common Street is going to be the place for all things trains and railroad-related Sunday, May 15, noon- 4 pm!

Pro-tip: Park on the North Common Service Rd and enjoy the I-Shuttle ride to the museum site!

Enjoy an afternoon of train talk, memorabilia, food trucks, magic, and museum tours. 

Eat under the towering live oaks and listen to live music, too. 

The event, sponsored by the Downtown Development Authority, Shreveport Railroad and Shreveport Water Works Museums and Twin Blends Photography, LLC, is free and open to all who love trains, and who want to know more about Shreveport’s remarkable railroading history.

Enjoy a variety of food trucks including Taylor'D Eatz, Downsouth Dogs and Frios Pops (more coming!) as well as live music and magic by Doc Garner’s Sidewalk Sideshow! 

Ponder original local railroading artifacts, and look through beautiful photographs taken by Warren Caileff, purchase your very own Railroad Museum tee-shirts, and enjoy tours of the museums and the beautiful HO model Railroad set that winds through ‘downtown Shreveport.’


12:30 pm: Mike & Mark Mangham – Twin Blends, Photography, LLC – What they do & how they do it, plus a drone demonstration outside.

1:15 pm: Bishop Taylor-Louisiana Rail Productions Are you interested in taking videos of trains? Bishop will tell you how!

1:45 pm: Warren Caileff – Photographer – Want to take great railroad photographs? Warren will give you some pointers and tell you how he got some of his remarkable photos.

2:15 pm: Dillon Stokes – Union Pacific Engineer – A Day in the Life of a Locomotive Engineer, plus, what it takes to become one!

2:45 pm: Larry Davis – Railroad Historian & Collector – Collecting Railroadiana

3:15 pm: Don Kimmel – Operation Lifesaver- Learn how Operation Lifesaver works with railroads to save lives.

Admission to Train Day is free, all ages are welcome, as are well-behaved dogs on leashes

**First Lesson FREE With Paid Registration & Code MACKID**



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