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Historic Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Depot Museum and Visitors Center

historic depotThis Depot, originally dedicated on October 23, 1914, was built in the likeness of the original C&NW Depot in Chicago, IL. Passenger trains serviced this depot until early 1950's.

In 2002, the city of Redfield received a matching Federal Grant and began restoring the Depot to its original grandeur. Today, thanks to so many area families, everyone can enjoy the railroad items, model trains, engines and artifacts depicting the early days of the railroad.

Game Fish & Parks

Open House

June 09 • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Everyone is welcome to come and discuss questions or concerns related to GFP topics with GFP staff. Topics will include wildlife numbers, fisheries, habitat, law enforcement and more. A brief presentation will be given at the beginning followed by open discussion.

More Info:  605-460-0450

Kids Brown Bag Thursday!

  • June 9: Take Me Out to the Ballgame
  • June 23: Train Safety
  • July 7: Famous South Dakotans Norbeck and Nicholson
  • July 21: Early Redfield Fire Department

Please Contact the Depot
for details and to register!


5th Annual C&NW Depot Road Race

July 4, 2016

7:00 AM

Starts & finishes at the C&NW depot  


$25 Registration fee for runners and walkers 

Preregister by June 24, 2016 to ensure your t-shirt

July 4th Registration & check in
begins at 7 AM - Race Time 8 AM.

Contact: 605-472-4566



After the 4th of July parade a lunch will be served at the Depot

from 11:30am to 1:00pm or until gone!

September 4th Annual Quilt Show begins

Quilt Display graphic

September 1 - 30 , 2016

For more information on the quilt show, or any of the numerous projects the Depot crew is working on, please contact the Depot by calling 605-472-4566


For information on events
held at the Depot, check the

Community Calendar


Box Lunch Social

October 20, 2016 - 11 am to 1:30 pm Cost: $10.00

Take it to go... or stay & eat in the Depot Lunchroom Come and enjoy some food and fun at the

Chicago & Northwestern Depot


Place your orders by Monday October 17th
by Calling 472-4566  or 460-0144

December 8, 9 & 10, 2016

Christmas at the Depot Kickoff Thursday December 8, 2016 Come for cider, goodies and 10% off gift items. You buy, we wrap, bag, and tag!  New for 2016 Craft Fair features local artisans. Shop for that special handcrafted gift.

At 6:30 pm will be the lighting of the Christmas Tree planted in memory of Kathy Maddox.

Christmas at the Depot with Santa on Friday December 9, 2016 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Bring your little ones to see Santa and the model trains.

Christmas at the Depot Saturday December 10, 2016 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, There is always something new for children of “All Ages” to enjoy.



“Christmas at the Depot”

December 8, 9 & 10, 2016

Redfield’s Historic C&NW RR Depot
Jct. Hwys. 212 & 281 West

This year some of the toy trains donated by local families will we featured.

See it at the

Historic C&NW RR Depot

Sponsored by Redfield Tourism and Redfield Chamber of Commerce

Souvenirs Available

  • Prints
  • Shirts
  • Note cards
  • Books
  • and much more.

See more information about each item at
Gifts and Souvenirs.

Meeting Space Available

The Depot Lunchroom is available for non-profit educational groups for meetings.  Projection equipment and WiFi is available.





The City of Redfield and the Tourism Committee appreciates those of you who have given your time to help at the Depot and on the various projects. We are looking for volunteers to help at the Depot during regular hours from 1-5 p.m.. Thursday through Sunday and during special events like the Box Lunch. Call the Depot at 472-4566 during regular hours for more information about these events and how you can get involved.