Please come to a Special Book-Signing Party at the
ORANGE TRAIN DEPOT MUSEUM
1210 Green Avenue, Orange, TX 77630
Saturday, June 3, 2-4 PM
Meet Paul Mattingly, author of
From Orange to Singapore:
A Shipyard Builds a Legacy
The Story of Levingston Shipbuilding Company
Free entry Refreshments
All proceeds go to Friends of the Orange Depot
Want to see the inside of the Orange Train Depot? Come see the results of the restoration of the Building, 2-5 p.m., May 7.
Come early to hear the Orange Community Band at 1:45pm followed by opening ceremonies at 2:15pm. Guided tours of our sparkling newly renovated 1902 Southern Pacific Depot follow. Plus see your engraved bricks installed on the track side. Bring the kids for arts and crafts and free rides on the train. Music and dancing by the WOS Elementary dancing troop at 3:30pm. And don’t miss the raffle benefiting the Friends of the Orange Depot. Come celebrate the Orange Train Depot as it enters the next phase…installing museum exhibits. Estimated cost for exhibits is $30,000 and the expected completion date is around September 2018.
Passing by the Orange Train Depot last night, I noticed the interior lights were on and it looked like someone was working inside. I turned the car around and went back, since I hadn’t had a chance to get any inside pictures in a little while to share with those of you who have been anxiously awaiting the completion for the depot. Continue reading Orange Train Depot getting ready for its close-up