Homewood was born a railroad town, and it remains a railroad town. To celebrate its rich railroad history, the village will host its annual Rail Fest from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 16, in the H-F Park District Auditorium, 2010 Chestnut Road.Homewood Rail Fest features a wide assortment of train collectables, model train displays, crafts for kids, train-themed story time and rides on Canadian National's Lil Obie, a scale model of a CN locomotive, flatcar and caboose. "Homewood has always embraced . . .
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