Get swept up in the tales of romance on the rails, as guest speakers share stories of love and marriage, community and family.

* Kay Leeson, a local war bride, tells us of her journey by train to Smiths Falls to start a new life with her husband after the war.

* Maureen Halpenny, daughter of Harold Halpenny, a local Engineer, transports us back to her youthful adventures while growing up as a child of the railway. Discover how the railway helped to shape her family and her community.

* Donna Stewart, an Ottawa-based storyteller, brings to life the story of two young people who found love in the midst of the Almonte Train Wreck in the 1940s.

Tickets are $10. The event will be held at the Rideau Canal Visitors Centre Auditorium at 34 Beckwith Street South, in Smiths Falls. This event is a fundraiser for the Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario.continue readingtake me there

For any additional information or to purchase your tickets in advance, please contact the Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario at (613) 283-5696 or purchase tickets online.