Lewis County railroad museum fundraising to repair damaged tracks

The Chehalis Centralia Railroad and Museum will debut stationary events on their train cars until the tracks can be repaired this fall.

LEWIS COUNTY, Wash. — The January floods that destroyed homes and shut down sections of Interstate 5 nearly ended a 30-year tourist attraction in Lewis County.

Floodwaters submerged and damaged a quarter-mile section of railroad tracks used by the Chehalis Centralia Railroad and Museum.

During the spring and summer months, train cars typically host school field trips, Easter outings, dinner trains and Polar Express rides in the winter, complete with visits from Santa Claus.

But after storms caused nearly $500,000

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