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Friday
Apr052013

Celebrate National Train Day with Us!

Did you know there was one? Well, there is, and Save the Northfield Depot will be celebrating with an event at the Northfield Historical Society on May 9. Our own Chip DeMann will be the featured speaker, presenting the history of Northfield Rails. Everyone is welcome to attend. The event will begin at 7 p.m. with good wine, fine cheese, and great friends who share a passion for trains and history.  

And to enliven the party even more, there will be an announcement of our "Ride with the James Gang" fund-raising campaign. This is one announcement you don't want to miss!

Day: Thursday, May 9, 2013
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Northfield Historical Society, 408 Division St S, Northfield, MN 55057

Saturday
Dec152012

Location of Transit Hub on Q-Block Fits with Depot Plan

At their December 4 meeting, the City Council approved a resolution recommending to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) that the transit hub be located on the city-owned land on the Q-block. Save the Northfield Depot views the co-location of the transit hub facility with the 1888 depot as a step forward in our vision to accomplish much more than preserving a historic building.

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Saturday
Dec152012

Save the Northfield Depot Receives Grant for Asbestos Clean-up

Save the Northfield Depot was recently notified that the Northfield Area Foundation has awarded a $7,000 grant to assist in the clean-up of asbestos in the depot building.

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Thursday
Nov292012

Compatibility of Transit Hub and Save the Northfield Depot Project

At the City Council work session this week, the consultants for the Northfield transit hub (WSB & Associates) reported on their assessment that ranked the Q-block as the highest of the three sites considered for the transit hub location. Some observers of the session have expressed concern about the implications the potential selection of the Q-block for the transit hub would have for the Save the Northfield Depot project.

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Sunday
Nov042012

Volunteers Needed After Election

Immediately following the election on November 6, Save the Northfield Depot is ready to make contact with our community and give them their first chance to help save the depot.

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