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Railway Museum of San Angelo presents 'Arthur Stillwell's Dream of Steam'

The original play will be presented from Sept. 8-11 to honor the museum's 25th anniversary.
Credit: Railway Museum of San Angelo

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Arthur Stillwell was a New York native who brought his love of railroads throughout the Western Plains. 

Stillwell is credited for building the railways in San Angelo and across 2,300 miles of the United States and Mexico. Now, his work is being celebrated in an original play. 

From Sept. 8-11 at the Railway Museum of San Angelo, "Arthur Stillwell's Dream of Steam" will tell the story of the man who founded 40 cities and added $1 billion to the economy. 

The play detail how the train depot was first created in San Angelo while showing Stillwell's interactions with Pancho Villa, who served in the Mexican Revolution and worked as a city governor. 

Food and drinks will be available after the performance and reservations can be made ahead of time. 

Go to sanangelorailway.org for more information.

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