Who is visiting the Railway Museum? (Hint: He toots)

  - William Shaw/Staff Photo
— image credit: William Shaw/Staff Photo

Nickolas, Mackalia and Colin Simmons of North Bend wait for Thomas the Tank Engine to “wake up” at the Northwest Railway Museum depot in North Bend last week. Railway museum staff unloaded the storybook and television character's car at the North Bend depot on Friday.

The museum’s “Day Out With Thomas” event begins this Friday, July 12, and runs for two weekends. Tickets are $21 in advance, $22 at the door

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