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.

Apr 28 2014

Railway Museum Opens for the Season May 4

Three historic cars by the Depot

What do flowers, the season opening of Clinton Northern Railway Museum at 107 E. Railroad St., St. Johns, and Mother’s Day have in common? Plan to visit and see on the first two Sundays of the museum’s season: May 4 and 11 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM.

Dec 08 2013

Mail your Letters to Santa in the Railroad Post Office

HO HO HO Fat Jolly Old Elf seeks letters and wish lists from children of all ages.
Purpose - to have smiles and happy squeals on Christmas morning.

If you haven’t mailed your letter yet, be sure to complete your list and a note to Santa himself.... That Jolly Old Elf..... And put it in the mail slot of St Johns own mailcar at the depot. The RPO (railroad post office ) car has a slot to send your letter off to the north pole! Hurry and mail your list so it will be there when Santa checks his list!

Oct 12 2013



Get into the HALLOWEEN SPIRIT at the St. Johns Depot on Sunday, October 20, 1:00 – 3:00 PM. Outside there will be a pet-costume contest, decorated-pumpkin contest and old-fashioned games to play. Inside, the Depot will be transformed into a tableau of witches, ghosts, monsters, etc., many of which are walking around, playing games, building their own monsters and eating snakes – oops, snacks! Plus: the return of the Haunted Hallway.