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Texas State Railroad presents 'The Teddy Bear's Train Ride'

RUSK, July 13, 2013-- The Teddy Bear's Train ride departs from the Rusk Depot on Friday, August 2, at 11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The train will run to Maydelle, where the engine will turn around on the historic 1890's turntable and then come back to Rusk.

The ride will feature special snacks, children's music, teddy bear coloring book pages and more.

Children will also have the opportunity to meet the entire Beary Family, including Boomer, our 10-year old bear made famous through this summer's Facebook postings about his many travels and adventures. Children 12 and under who bring their teddy bears will get to ride the train for free.

Pricing for all others is as follows:

Open Air/Coach

$15 Children ages 12 and under with no teddy bear

$20 Seniors, ages 65 and older

$25 Adults, ages 13 to 64

Lone Star

$25 Children ages 12 and under with no teddy bear

$40 Seniors, ages 65 and older

$45 Adults, ages 13 to 64

Blankets and Bears Children's Fund will be accepting donations of new or gently used teddy bears on this day. All donated bears will be distributed to traumatized children by Palestine Police Officers and Palestine Regional Medical Center.

For more information, reservations or schedules call 903.683.2561, 877.726.7245 or log ontowww.TexasStateRR.com

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