The mission of the Clinton Northern Railway is to preserve the history of the railroad and its impact on small town America at the turn of the century and beyond.

Sep 25 2011

Seasons passing on.

Money raising has been a major feature of this past few months and it appears to have been a fair success. Along with donation bottles set around the county, there was a Hot Dog and Brat tent set up during the St. Johns Mint Festival. Actually the food tent was set up inside the beer tent fence area. The downtown management board sponsored the beer tent and gambling tent on city owned depot property. The mint festival was held in the large public park as it does annually.

Sep 05 2011

The Tasks Continue

TTT, that is Tuesday Together Time, ended with the "Bubble Man" blowing a million bubbles while the audience of tens, ran about popping the floating spheres of rainbows. Telling stories and leading singing all had fun. It was the sixth Tuesday which included marital arts, remote airplane demonstration, zoomba dancing, and several family centered activities.

These were all activities planned by Jenny McCampbell to attract families down to the depot so that families who not normally think of the depot as a fun place to be will be able to experience one more facet of St. Johns culture.

Jul 30 2011

TTT or Tuesday Together Time 6:30 to 7:30 pm

The St. Johns Depot has now seen two Tuesday activities go off with great fun for all participants. The first was on the 19th. It was a Bike Parade lead by the St. Johns Police Dept. The parade was preceded by giving away two bikes that were donated by Turning Point. The SJPD officers supervised the kids through a serpentine exercise course while the adults helped and watched their youngsters weave themselves and their bikes through a course of about six traffic cones. Then everyone gathered on the hot, dry, brown grass for some old fashion games that included many water balloons.