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Train Wreck is the Title of the June 12 Special Program at the Glen Ellyn History Center


 Programs coming up that are included in the Train Town: Glen Ellyn’s Railroad Heritage Exhibit are beginning on Thursday evening, June 12.     Come to the   Glen Ellyn History Center, 800 N. Main Street, Glen Ellyn,  at 7:00 PM, and meet railroad photographer Mark Llanuza who is presenting a program titled, “Train Wreck! The 1976 Derailment of Engine No. 242 and No. 380 in Glen Ellyn.  Llanuza has been a railroad photographer for 40 years and has been employed by Metra since 1996.  Special guest, Rex Hauser, will share his memories of reporting the “bumps in the railroad” the day before the wreck. Admission is $5 for members, $7 for non-members, Students free.  Hours of the exhibit are Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10;00 AM to 5:00 PM.  The location is 800 N. Main Street, Glen Ellyn.

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