Beat the heat with a ride on a little train today: Medford's rail park is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Beat the heat with a ride on a little train today: Medford's rail park is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The park at Berrydale Avenue and Table Rock Road offers free rides on small-scale steam and diesel trains, scale-model railroad layouts, telegram sending and receiving, handcar and motor-car rides and displays of historical rail equipment.

Clubs that operate the park do accept donations.

Details: 541-779-3002 or 541-944-9176.