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January 26, 2016
Ted Rita is hired as GM

The Hesston Steam Museum hires its first full time general manager in 25 years.

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Friday May 13, 2016
The Hesston Steam Museum Hosts LaPorte’s Riley Elementary School to kick off its 60th season in operation

Museum volunteers take vacation days to teach kids of LaPorte how steam power works.

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Ride three different steam railroads & experience machines of the industrial age

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Clash of the Lumberjacks September 24 & 25, 2016

First ever lumberjack timber sport event at the museum. Sawmill trains and three shows daily. Images used with permission of the Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show.

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