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"Train Dreams" filming begins in Tekoa

TEKOA — Tekoa is the set for a ride through history as filming for a movie titled “Train Dreams,” was underway as of Wednesday, May 8.

The film is an adaptation of Denis Johnson’s Pulitzer Prize-nominated novella about a man named Robert Grainer, who worked a day laborer in the American west at the beginning of the 20th century.

The set will use two locations in Tekoa that has been completely renovated to look like the time period of the American West, including The Empire Theater and a block of Henkle Street.

Tekoa Clerk Treasurer Eliza Vans-Teague said that they working on the theatre on Mon...


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