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Published 4/7/2020
9:24pm

2020 Railroad Days Festival Cancelled Due to COVID-19

Pandemic Shutters Annual Hometown Celebration

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It's official: Railroad Days is cancelled.

Organizers were forced to cancel the 2020 Durand Railroad Days festival due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a Tuesday evening post on the festival's Facebook page announced.

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The festival had been slated for the weekend after Mother's Day, May 14th through 17th.

This year's royalty was revealed in a ceremony on March 14th:

Queen Hannah Johnson
Attendant Riley Vandendries
Princess Peyton Allred
Prince Branson Baize

Durand’s Railroad Person of the Year for 2020, Stan Dungerow, a GTW/CN retiree, was chosen on March 3rd by a selection committee composed of past Railroad Persons of the Year.

Blight Propane once again proudly sponsored our Railroad Days coverage.  We thank Blight Propane for their continued support of our work and our community. In lieu of our planned Railroad Days "Info Depot" resource, we will explore a special way to highlight Railroad Days-related items this year.

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