Surprise 90th Birthday Celebration for Rockdale Depot Historian & Parliamentarian, Eugenia Newton
The Rockdale Historical Society prepared a surprise birthday celebration for Rockdale Historical Society's Historian & Parliamentarian, Eugenia Newton on November 9, 2010.
Rockdale Historical Society President, Joyce Dalley, presenting Eugenia Newton with a bouquet of roses while her friends gathered around.
Eugenia visiting with dear friends, Irma Doss, Margie Clark and Edna Timberman at the depot.
A great birthday cake was enjoyed by all present.
Four generations of the Newton Family
Let the party begin-Dear friends celebrating a happy event in Rockdale.
ABOUT THE ROCKDALE I&GN DEPOT MUSEUM
The Rockdale I&GN Depot Museum is located in downtown Rockdale (11 N. MAIN ST.)in the recently restored former International & Great Northern Passenger Train Depot.
Dedicated to the preservation of our railroad and local history, the museum currently houses a collection of railroad and other artifacts relating to the early history of Rockdale and the surrounding areas. In addition to the fully restored passenger depot, the site has on display a Missouri-Pacific dining car, the 36 "Cheyenne Mountain", and a restored Missouri-Pacific (StLB&M) caboose. The site also includes an operating model railroad in O and HO scales, and an operational early-day blacksmith shop. For more information about the depot restoration project, see
ROCKDALE I&GN DEPOT
Painting of the Rockdale International & Great Northern Railroad Passenger and Freight Depots and McVoy's Grocery and Feed Store across the street.