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Scavenger Hunt by Car

Scavenger Hunt by Car

A limited contact Scavenger Hunt around Allen by car replaced Sam Bass/Railroad History Day in February this year. Participants used their GPS to find locations and received small items at each stop to remind them of places in Allen's history. Our...

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Allen Texas, a HO Gauge Model Railroad

Allen Texas, a HO Gauge Model Railroad

Melvin Richards, local Model Railroader and Allen Heritage Guild member, is working on revamping the HO model railroad that was donated to the Guild a couple of years ago. The model railroad sits in the Depot Museum, and the goal is to make the...

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Locomotive and Caboose

Locomotive and Caboose

Drive by the depot on the corner of Main St. and Ash to see the locomotive and caboose decorated for Christmas!

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Letter from our President

Letter from our President

Merry Christmas! Happy Hanukkah! Season's Greetings! Happy Holidays! What a year! Not going to dwell on the negative – the good news is the City of Allen delivered on the promise of a steam locomotive and tender for the Depot!!!! Lots of hard work...

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Allen Christmas Parade

Allen Christmas Parade

The Allen Rotary Club cannot present the Christmas parade this year due to the pandemic. This annual event developed in the mind of downtown businessman Don Rodenbaugh in 1970 and has been a popular event for Allen citizens over the years. It has...

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Welcome #20 Steam Locomotive!

Welcome #20 Steam Locomotive!

Allen Heritage Guild is proud to welcome #20 steam locomotive to Allen, TX. The arrival of the locomotive culminates a vision long held by the Allen Heritage Guild and in particular Ken Byler, Jim Rushing, and Ed Bryan. The presence of the steam...

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