Pine Bluff Arkansas
Toll Free: 870-535-8819
Engine 819 was built by the St. Louis Southwestern Railway Company at it's Pine Bluff, Arkansas shops in 1942. The engine was donated to the city in 1955 and "Old 819" reposed in Oakland Park until 1983 when Cotton Belt brought it out of the park for restoration by the Cotton Belt Historical Society, Inc. The Arkansas Railroad museum is open to the public Monday through Saturday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. The price of admission is a Donation to the CBRHS.
Other History nearby:
(Pine Bluff) Arkansas Railroad Museum
(Pine Bluff) Band Museum
(Bauxite) Bauxite Museum
(Benton) Gann Museum of Saline County
(Sheridan) Grant County Museum
(Pine Bluff) Jefferson County Historical Museum
02/05 Coming to The Pine Bluff area
World Catfish Festival Belzoni MS April6 This whiskers and fin festival held every April celebrates the world's largest catfish fry. Bands ranging from Gospel, Country, to Rock-n-Roll and Blues! Free Kids Zone!
Arkansas Literary Festival Little Rock AR April18-21 The tenth anniversary gathering with events on both sides of the river. Featuring well known authors Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana.
World Famous Armidillo Festival Hamburg AR May1-4 The World Famous Armidillo Festival takes place on Hamburg's town square and the surrounding blocks. Local bands play on Friday night of the festival and all day Saturday to ensure your weekend is the best.
Riverfest Little Rock AR May24-26 Riverfest is a celebration of visual and performing arts that is held annually over Memorial Day weekend on the banks of the Arkansas River in Little Rock.
Memphis Italian Festival Memphis TN May30-June1 A little taste of Italy, right here in Memphis.
Johnson County Peach Festival Clarksville AR July25-28 Johnson County Peach Festival is the oldest festival in the State. Concessionaires bring their wares from good ol' home cookin' to handmade arts and crafts. Enjoy live entertainment and don't miss the Peach Cobbler Bake-Off and Jam/Jelly Contest.