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"Train Dreams" filming comes to Tekoa

City of Tekoa sees movie making magic in action

TEKOA - The film crew for "Train Dreams" filled Henkle Street Wednesday, May 8, bringing in spectators to watch movie making magic unfold.

Crew members could be seen dumping dirt across the road for the first scene, which featured extras being thrown out of "The Mercantile," Tekoa's old bank building that had been remade into a general store.

Amongst the crowd was the drama class from Oakesdale, who were able to take the day off school to watch as the scenes were filmed. The class got to talk about the film with a crew member who explained to them that the film was an adaptation of Denis Johns...


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