As of January 1, 2016, Gapers Block has ceased publication. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Monday, July 6

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If you thought you'd kissed your last chance to ride the Kiddieland Train goodbye when Kiddieland in Melrose Park closed last year, then buck up. Hesston Steam Museum in La Porte, Indiana will be letting you ride the Kiddieland Limited rails again beginning on Memorial Day Weekend.

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