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Crocker’s Railroad Days fest is Sept. 3

By Matt Decker
Assistant editor
mdecker01@gannett.com
 
The Frisco Railroad has been an integral part of Crocker’s history since the founding of the small city, which will celebrate its heritage Sept. 3 during the 44th annual Railroad Days festival.

The celebration,  which typically features numerous food and craft vendors along with various games, contests, shows and activities, is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., including the annual Railroad Days Parade at 2 p.m.

“It’s been a tradition here in Crocker, and we want to keep it going,” Crocker Mayor Jim Morgan said. “It’s one of our annual events. We hope the weather is going to be decent, but even if it rains, people will still come out.”

First held in the early 1970s, the festival draws between 3,500 and 5,000 visitors annually, Morgan said. The festival features a different theme each year. This year’s…     Read More...