John "Pawpaw" Lawson

Position: Volunteer Train Conductor

Born and raised in the foothills of Williamsburg, Kentucky. While growing up he watched his dad work as a blacksmith, Thus allowing Mr. Lawson to come up with the idea of our train to bring smiles to the faces of hundreds of children that we see every year.

Mr. Lawson both designed and built our train, he even volunteer’s to drive our train for the kids.