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Be A Railroad Sleuth! Join Our Summer Yellow Banks Railroad Sleuthing Game! Grand Prize $100!

Join our Summertime Yellow Banks Railroad Detective Game!



Beginning Wednesday, June 10th and running through Sunday, August 8th, 2021, detectives seventeen years and younger can test their sleuthing skills at the OMSH! The  rules are simple:


1.  Be sure and take your FIRST long look at the Yellow banks Railroad model train layout between June 10th and June 13th, before the first new item is added on June 14th!

2. Pick up your free Yellow Banks Railroad Detective list at our reception desk!

3. Each Monday when the museum is closed, a new detail or feature will be added and will be ready for viewing during the museum’s regular hours each Tuesday – Sunday of that week.

4. With careful observation, all aspiring detectives will be able to determine what has been added each week and enter it on their detective list!

5. The last addition will be made August 2nd and will be ready for viewing on Tuesday, August 3rd!

6. Turn in your completed detective lists to OMSH’s reception desk by 5:00 p.m. Sunday, August 8th!

7. Each complete and correct detective list will be entered into a drawing for $100 to be held on Tuesday, August 10th!

8. Everyone who identifies all eight items correctly will be recognized on the Museum’s Facebook page and their name posted at the Museum as a successful Yellow Banks Railroad Sleuth!

The Yellow Banks Railroad will be open for public viewing beginning June 6, 2021. It is not necessary to pay admission to the Museum to see the train layout. To participate, pick up a Yellow Banks Sleuthing Game form at the Museum’s front desk, beginning June 6. For more information check the Museum’s Facebook page or call the Museum at 270-687- 2732. Good luck everyone!

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