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2016 Steam Fest Flyer

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2016 Steamfest

Steam Fest Is Back!!! After several years on hiatus due to major levee reconstruction on The Fly at Audubon Park, Southern Pacific Steam Locomotive #745 returns! It’s the 2016 Steam Train Festival!  The historic engine and her exhibit train will … Continue reading

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Steam Fest

The LASTA Board has decided to postpone Steam Fest for 2012, previously set for May of this year. While LASTA searches for another Steam Fest Coordinator, the Board is reviewing ideas for moving the event from the “Fly” at Audubon Park to a more popular and accessible … Continue reading

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2011 Steam Fest

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2011 Steam Fest Info

LASTA Members, your Steam Fest is coming up May 14th and 15th back at the Audubon Park Riverview. The construction of the new ballfields is finally complete. The fest grounds have doubled in size. Attendance for LASTA Members is free … Continue reading

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Steam Fest!

Steam Fest III -Steam Train Bluegrass Festival was held on October 5 & 6 in Audubon Park . Visitors were able to climb aboard our our magnificent steam locomotive, our red caboose and theater cars. Visitors were also treated to … Continue reading

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Steam Fest III

Steam Fest II was held on October 20 and 21. This year’s theme was military railroading with a special guest present who served in the US Army Transportation Corps during WWII. Visitors were able to see dozens of railroad photographs, … Continue reading

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Steam Fest

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the donation by Southern Pacific Railroad to Audubon Park of steam locomotive number 745. This year also marks the first anniversary of this historic engine’s rebirth as the Spirit of Louisiana! LASTA held … Continue reading

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