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American Orient Express Rail Journeys - The American Orient Express provides travelers with a sense of romance not found in other modes of transportation. Since the last of the great streamliners disappeared into America’s past more than three decades ago, our nation’s most scenic rail routes have been inaccessible to the discerning traveler. Today they are reopened to the select few who choose to rediscover the romance of the rails.

Railway Tour Packages
Rail Travel Center .~. Rail Based Tours
of North America and Europe
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Rock Mountain Rail Tours - The Most Spectacular Train Trip in the World. Explore the Canadian Rockies - (800) 665-7245

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Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum - Calera Alabama - The museum's diesel-powered Calera & Shelby takes riders on a 10-mi/16-km spin along former Louisville & Nashville trackage; the narrow-gauge Shelby & Southern provides Southern Alabama's only steam-drawn scenic excursion.

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Alaska Railroad - Alaska Railroad, the last full-service railroad in the United States - one of North America's truly great scenic rail journeys. (800) 544-0552.

White Pass & Yukon Route - Skagway, Alaska - Built in 1898 during the Klondike Gold Rush, this narrow gauge railroad is an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. Experience the breathtaking panorama of mountains, glaciers, gorges, waterfalls, tunnels, trestles and historic sites from the comfort of vintage parlor cars.

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Grand Canyon Railway - The Grand Canyon Railway is an Historic Train Ride to the Grand Canyon. Experience the locomotive power of a steam engine, see cowboys, and visit the museum. (800 ) THE TRAIN - (800) 843-8724

Verde Canyon Railroad ~ Arizona's longest-running nature show. See Sinagua Indian ruins, eagles, wildlife and a 680-foot man-made tunnel during this scenic excursion. It's not the destination, it's the journey.
For Reservations (800) - 293-7245

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Arkansas & Missouri Railroad - enjoy the leisurely elegance of real train travel through the mountains and valleys of Northwest Arkansas.

Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railway - Step back in time to when steam locomotives ruled the rails. Ride the trains to America's past at the Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railway.

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Fillmore & Western Railway - scenic Train Rides and is the "Home of the Movie Trains". Tickets: (800)-773-8724

Shasta Sunset Dinner Train - Cruise through the trees with magnificent views of Mt. Shasta. Open Air cars allow panoramic views of beautiful forests of South Siskiyou County. Excellent family adventure.
P.O. Box 1500 McCloud, California 96057 - (800)733-2141

Poway-Midland Railroad - antique railroad equipment in Old Poway Park. Future plans include a turntable, museum and depot highlighting turn-of-the-century technology. Poway, California 92074-1244 - (858) 486-4063

Sacramento Southern Railroad - Trains depart from the Public Market in Old Sacramento located at Front & "K" Streets Steam trains run weekends only April through September, departures on the hour 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Trains also run on Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day Fares are Adults $6; Youth (ages 6-12) $3; ages 5 and under ride free Recorded program information: (916) 445-6645

San Diego Railroad Museum - Demonstration and Display of Railroad History in the Pacific Southwest - operated by the Pacific Southwest Railway Museum Association, is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of railroads as they existed in the Pacific Southwest. Twilight Dinner Train - (619) 595-3030

Sierra Railroad Dinner Train - Enjoy fine dining and exquisite scenery while traveling aboard the Golden Sunset Dinner Train of the historic Sierra Railroad! Oakdale, CA 95361 phone:(800) 866-1690

Skunktrain - California Western Railroad - (800) 77-SKUNK • Fort Bragg Depot 707 964-6371 • Willits Depot 707 459-5248

Yolo Shortline Excursions - Historic trains rides behind steam locomotive 1233. - Trains on the Yolo Shortline consist of an air-conditioned coach with restroom facilities, two open-air cars with canopies and bench seating, plus a baggage-concession car.

Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad - The Sierra National Forest's majestic woods provide the backdrop for the narrow gauge journey back in time. - (559) -683-7273

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Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad - one of the last two remnants of a railroad empire that began shortly after the end of the Civil War. - Alamosa, Colorado

Durango & Silverton Narrow-Gauge Railroad- Relive the history with the sight and sounds of yesteryear for a truly spectacular journey on board the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad - 479 Main Ave. Durango, CO 81301

Royal Gorge Route Railroad - Train ride through the spectacular Royal Gorge of Colorado. Daily departures year round. Located in Canon City, Colorado.

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Essex Steam Train - a nostalgic and exciting tourist destination operating live steam trains in the Connecticut River Valley since 1971. All Aboard!

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Wilmington & Western Railroad - Delaware's oldest steam tourist railroad. Climb aboard for exciting adventures featuring family fun, romantic evenings, holiday celebrations and 120 years of railroading history.

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Seminole Gulf Railway - For over ten years, The Dinner Train Theater has entertained Southwest Florida with its renowned Murder Mysteries and has served over 170,000 dining patrons aboard its four 1930's - 1950's vintage railroad cars.

Inland Lakes Railway - Central Florida's Home for Railroad Dining and Adventure. Journey Back to the Golden Age of Rail Travel!

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Blue Ridge Scenic Railway - a historical train ride that takes you back into the history of the North Georgia mountains. (800) 934-1898 (706)632-9833 - Blue Ridge, Georgia

Stone Mountain Park - Georgia theme park in Atlanta - Climb aboard our train with a full size locomotive from the 1940s with open-air cars that will take you on a lively five-mile excursion around the mountain. Marvel at beautiful views of Stone Mountain and the surrounding landscape.

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Lahaina Kaanapali & Pacific Railroad - The Sugar Cane Train - Maui's historic Sugar Cane Train recalls old Hawaii sugar cane days while traveling between Lahaina and Kaanapali resorts. A Maui sightseeing tour for the whole family!
3 foot gauge steam railroad - P.O. Box 816 Lahaina, HI 96767-0816 (808) 667-6851

Paniolo Express Dinner Train - Come and join the fun with Maui's newest night-time adventure, the Paniolo Express Dinner Train. Departing from Puukolii Station in Kaanapali - Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761 Phone: (808) 667-6851

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Thunder Mountain Line - Scenic Idaho Train Rides - Go back in time to when folks moved at a slower pace and enjoyed the simpler things in life. Your train ride offers amazing scenery as it winds around a narrow canyon along the beautiful Payette River.

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Silver Creek & Stephenson Railroad - Steam excursions - 1/2 mile South of Stephenson County Fairgrounds on Walnut St. Road. on the South East edge of Freeport.

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Whitewater Valley Railroad - Enjoy a weekend or holiday afternoon by taking a trip "back in time" on a full-size, historic railroad built on the tow path of the Whitewater Shipping Canal. Connersville IN - (765) 825-2054.

Carthage, Knightstown and Shirley Railroad - The CKS Railroad offers old time train rides and a whole lot more - 112 West Carey Street, Knightstown, Indiana Telephone: (765) 345-5561 Toll free (Indiana only) 800-345-2704

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Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad - Beautiful, exciting 15 mile round trip (Wolf Train 22 mile) over two great bridges and through the Des Moines river valley. Operating 7 days a week rain or shine Memorial Day weekend through October 31.

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Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad - A non-profit organization that offers public excursion train rides May through October. Enjoy a 10 mile round-trip from historic Abilene to Enterprise, Kansas through the Smoky Hill River Valley. Ride in restored 100 year old coach/diner or open-air observation car.

The Midland Railway Historical Assn. - The Midland Railway operates excursion trains on a line originally constructed in 1867. Trains make a 11 mile round trip from Baldwin City to "Norwood, Kansas", traveling through scenic Eastern Kansas farmland and woods using vintage railway equipment.

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Big South Fork Scenic Railway - operates over the historic trackage of the Kentucky and Tennessee Railway and is situated in the heart of the beautiful Appalachian Mountains - 21 Main Street Stearns, KY 42647
(800)-GO-ALONG - (800) 462-5664

Harden Southern Railroad - Come visit with us and take a genuine, authentic train ride back in time and enjoy a meal in our Railroad Diner Restaurant at trackside serving authentic dining car food prepared from genuine railroad recipes - Harden, Kentucky - (270) 437-4555

My Old Kentucky Dinner Train - Open year-round in Kentucky’s most accommodating tourism community, the dinner train features vintage 1940s dining cars, and fine cuisine. My Old Kentucky Dinner Train is located 40 miles south of Louisville.

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Old Hickory Railroad - The Old Hickory Railroad features a live steam locomotive pulling two open coaches on a 6.2 mile journey back in time through the historic town of Jackson, LA. The ride commemorates the Clinton and Port Hudson Railroad, established in 1833
3406 College St. Jackson LA 70748

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Belfast & Moosehead Lake Rail Road Company - Ride the Rails from the shimmering waters of Maine's largest bay to the pristine woodlands, rolling fields, and streams of Waldo County

Boothbay Railway Village - located in Boothbay, Maine, is a non-profit organization that operates a narrow gauge coal fired steam train in a re-created historic village composed of locally significant historic structures.

** no longer in service **
Cape Cod Central Railroad
- The Cape Cod Central Railroad offers several family attractions--the scenic excursion train, the family supper train and the luncheon train. Great fun for all!

Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad - preserves and restores original equipment of the SR&RL. We also operate (two Sundays per month and other special days - June through September) on a small portion of the original roadbed.

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Walkersville Southern Railroad - a Mystery Dinner Train starting in June and continuing into September. Walkersville, Maryland 21793 - (877)-363-WSRR

Western Maryland Scenic Railroad - Our restored early 20th century rolling stock steams through the mountains of Western Maryland on a stunning 32 mile round trip between Cumberland and Frostburg from May through December.

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Cape Cod Central Railroad - Join us for a gourmet meal as we journey through scenic Cape Cod (888) 797-RAIL

Edaville Railroad - Step back to a time when life moved a little slower and simple pleasures were the best. Edaville USA recreates this era of true family enjoyment with train rides, turn-of-the-century buildings, an old fashioned carousel, a museum, children's rides and much, much more. Edaville USA has something for everyone! Carver, MA - (877)-332-8455

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Iron Mountain Iron Mine - You will never forget the thrilling experience of visiting the Iron Mountain Iron Mine. Watch expert miners operate modern mining machinery as you ride on the underground trains. 9 miles east of Iron Mountain on Hwy U.S. 2 in the town of Vulcan, Michigan. (906) 563-8077 - Off-Season (906) 774-7914

MICHIGAN STAR CLIPPER DINNER TRAIN ~ Premier dining/entertainment train prepares foods fresh on board. Jazz, Broadway Oldies Musicals, Murder Mysteries. Year round departures. Full bar service, exterior viewing lights, overnight B&B, metro location, shopping, many specials. Email or call for fares/schedule. 840 North Pontiac Trail, Walled Lake, Michigan, 48390 (248) 960-9440

MICHIGAN STAR CLIPPER TRAIN ~ (Same location as the Michigan Star Clipper Dinner Train) This vintage family train offers: April-Oct. Sunday afternoon rides, kids birthday parties, school trips, holiday specials. Email or call for fares/schedule. 840 North Pontiac Trail, Walled Lake, Michigan, 48390 (248) 960-9440

"Mountain Town Limited" Dinner Train - Enjoy fine dining while riding the rails. Pass through the central Michigan countryside. Mountaintown Station 506 W. Broadway Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 (989) 775-2337

Murder Mystery Dinner Trains - offer both an exciting evening of entertainment and a wonderful fine dining experience aboard a moving train! Blissfield and Charlotte, Michigan. (888) 467-2451

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North Shore Scenic Railroad - Special event and dinner trains - 506 West Michigan St. Duluth, MN 55802 - (800) 423-1273

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Kosciusko & Southwestern Railway - offers motorcar excursion rides - P. O. Box 278 Kosciusko, MS 39090 - (662) 290-0200

Water Valley Casey Jones Railroad Museum - Located in the Heart of Downtown Water Valley, Mississippi

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St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Railway - Come take a ride back in time on the St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Railway. Let the sights and sounds of a trip behind Engine No. 5 of the historic "Iron Mountain" line spirit you away to the glory of the steam train era. Intersection of Highway 61 & 25 Jackson, Missouri 1-800-455-RAIL (7245)

Branson Scenic Railway - Ride with us on a 40-mile roundtrip excursion thru Ozark foothills and tunnels. You will learn the history of the area as you cross bridges and trestles. Experience the luxury of rail travel from yesteryear. 206 E Main, Branson Missouri 1-800-2-TRAIN-2 (800-287-2462)

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Charlie Russell Chew-Choo - We will travel 28 miles to Denton, crossing three trestles, passing through a tunnel, enjoying a prime rib dinner catered by the Yogo Inn of Lewistown... and perhaps encountering a surprise or two along the way

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Fremont Dinner Train - an opportunity to relive the glory days of rail travel with a theme twist. This excursion train line offers Friday, Saturday and Sunday dinner runs, murder mystery runs and other special events.

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Virginia and Truckee Railroad .~. Today the V&T makes a 2-1/2 mile trip between Virginia City and Gold Hill.

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New Hampshire

Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train - Escape the ordinary and relive the romance of dining on the rails
North Woodstock, NH - (800) 699-3501 (outside NH) - (603) 745-3500 (inside NH)

Conway Scenic Railroad- Travel with us on one of our nostalgic train rides of varying duration through the beautiful Mt. Washington Valley and the surrounding White Mountains of New Hampshire (events) - located off Rt. 16 in the center of North Conway Village (P.O. Box 1947), NH 03860. (800) 232-5251 or (603) 356-5251 (NH).

Flying Yankee Train - The classic streamliner train will soon be riding the rails again, starting in the summer of 2000 in the Connecticut River Valley. - P.O.Box 6000 • Glen, NH 03838 • (603) 383-4900

Hobo and Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroads - Scenic Railroad Tours - You have got to see & hear this web site!

Mount Washington Cog Railway - A ride up Mount Washington on the world's first mountain-climbing cog railway remains, as it has for well over a century, an exciting and unforgettable experience.

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New Jersey

Black River & Western Railroad - located in historic Flemington, New Jersey offers 1 hour 10 minute passenger excursions weekends April through mid-December. Private caboose charters, weekday trains during the summer, and special events are offered throughout the season.

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New Mexico

Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad - one of the last two remnants of a railroad empire that began shortly after the end of the Civil War. - Chama, New Mexico

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New York

Adirondack Scenic Railroad - Climb aboard and relive the golden age of railroading. Let us show you the beauty of the Adirondacks aboard our vintage railroad coaches across sparkling Adirondack lakes & the unique Adirondack mountains.
Old Forge/Utica, New York.

Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley RR Special Train Rides ~ Come ride our excursion trains for Dinner, Live Blues, Easter, Oktoberfest, RR Days, Halloween, Christmas or rent the whole train for your own reasons.
(Click here for the Operating Schedule)

Finger Lakes Scenic Railway ~ Finger Lakes Scenic Railway provides excursions throughout the Finger Lakes for public, private, and corporate functions of all venues. Let us take you for a wine tasting train, a dinner murder mystery train, our month hot, new Blues N Brews train and more. Leaving from different locations around the Finger Lakes Region of NY. Finger Lakes Scenic Railway will leave you with a new experience and wanting to come back for more.

Upper Hudson River Railroad - Enjoy the breathtaking Adirondack scenery as this scenic train winds along the Hudson River to the picturesque train station at Riverside.

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North Carolina

The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad - in its twelfth year of providing a full season of tourist railway round trip excursions. P.O. Box 397, Dillsboro, NC - (800) -872-4681

Tweetsie Railroad - Blowing Rock - Wild West Theme park located in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina featuring a 3-mile ride on a historic steam railroad, live entertainment, rides, petting zoo, and more - (800)-526-5740

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Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad - in Northeastern Ohio - runs through the heart of Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area. Each trip is a different adventure filled with fun, excitement, natural beauty and historic sights.
(800) 468-4070

Hocking Valley Scenic Railway - Ride our historic train along the Hocking River in the scenic hills of Southeast Ohio. Visit a 1840s pioneer log village. Hear about Hocking Valley history.(800) 967-7834

Ohio Central Railroad - The OC is a system of 7 railroads that span over 400 miles of track throughout Eastern and North-Eastern Ohio. Special excursions throughout the year pulled by one of 8 Vintage Steam Locomotives

Toledo Lake Erie & Western Railway and Museum - Board the Blue Bird train at Waterville, Ohio, for a 15 mile round trip on the tracks of the Toledo, Lake Erie & Western Railway and Museum, Inc., once part of the Cloverleaf Division of the Nickle Plate Road.

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Crooked River Railroad Dinner Train - Redmond - a unique dinning experience every weekend year round

Eagle Cap Excursion Train - Northeast Oregon Excursion train which travels through Wallowa County. Wild and Scenic Rivers, high mountains and canyons, beautiful farm lands.

Mount Hood Railroad - Enjoy the scenic Columbia River Gorge then climb to the foothills of Mt Hood Oregon on the historic Mount Hood Railroad

Sumpter Valley Railway - A restored narrow-gauge steam railway - The Sumpter Valley Railway runs weekends and holidays from Memorial Day through the end of September.- (541) 894-2268 - US Mail: P.O. Box 389 Baker City, OR 97814

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Kiski Junction Railroad - Take a one hour scenic train ride , on a working freight shortline railroad, along the beautiful Kiski River in Armstrong County,Pa.

Middletown & Hummelstown Rail Road - Scenic Train Rides - 136 Brown Street, Middletown, PA 17057 (717) 944-4435

Strasburg Railroad - Whether you're looking for a weekend getaway, a full day packed with activities or just about an hour's worth of wholesome fun, the Strasburg Rail Road has your ticket. A great way to spend time together in beautiful Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Tioga Central Railroad - Mystery Trains - Join the famous sleuth Sherlock Holmes and his associate Dr. Watson as they attempt to solve murders aboard Tioga Central Railroad. Relax in our deluxe New York Central coach as the mystery and comedy unravel during a 2-hour, 24-mile round-trip train ride. Dinner Train

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Rhode Island

Old Colony & Newport Scenic Railway - Experience a 10 mile scenic train ride along the shore of Narragansett Bay in Newport RI.

Newport Dinner Train - Dine in classic elegance as you ride around scenic Narragansett Bay aboard Rhode Island's Only Moving Dinner Train

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South Dakota

Black Hills Central Railroad / 1880 Train - Take a trip back in time and travel on a vintage steam train through the beautiful Black Hills from Hill City to Keystone. A 20 mile round trip. (605) 574-2222

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Tennessee Valley Railroad - Ride a longer Dixie Land Excursion on select weekends throughout the year. Largest Operating Historic Railroad in the South - The Past is Just Ahead! - 4119 Cromwell Road Chattanooga TN 37421 - (423)-894-8029

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Austin Steam Train Association - Excursion railroad offering train rides year-round through the scenic Texas Hill Country and historic Central Austin.

Hill Country Flyer - The Hill Country Flyer is one of several steam powered excursion trains based in the city of Cedar Park, just north of Austin, Texas on US Hwy 183.

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Green Mountain Railroad - Scenic rail tours. Enjoy family fun in vintage train cars. Bellows Falls, Vermont.

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Chehalis Centralia Railroad Washington -Chehalis - A ride on the Chehalis-Centralia Railroad is a pleasant, scenic and relaxing journey back in time. We invite you to ride with us and enjoy the sights & sounds of steam railroading as it used to be.

Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad - Experience the Golden Age of Steam as you chug across spectacular bridges, clickety-clack through lush tall forests. Whistle at majestic Mt. Rainier and let off steam by Mineral Lake. All trains are pulled by vintage steam locomotives.
Elbe, WA - (888) STEAM 11 or (360) 569-2588

Spirit of Washington - Dinner Train - Experience the nostalgia of passenger rail as you ride and dine in our luxurious, vintage rail cars. From Renton to Woodinville, your journey takes you along the shores of Lake Washington and over the historic Wilburton Trestle (102 feet high and 975 feet long). (800) 876-7245

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West Virginia

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park - Cass WV. - in the mountains of West Virginia - an unforgettable adventure...a journey back in time to the days of geared locomotives and log trains - Box 107 Cass, WV. 24927 (304)456-4300 or (800) CALL WVA

Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad - Romney WV. - join us for a relaxing, yet exciting rail journey into West Virginia's wilderness!

World Famous New River Train Excursions - Huntington WV. - Each October the Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society operates four found trip excursions of 300 Miles from Hunington to Hinton and return. These trips travel through West Virginia's New River Gorge and stop in Hinton for approximately 3 hours for a Railroad Days Festival.

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LumberJack Special, Laona Wisconsin - Ride the Lumberjack Special steam train to the Camp Five Museum Complex. Vulcan 2-62 steam train and antique passenger cars excursion ride to Logging Museum and Blacksmith shop. Rat River wilderness water tour, guided Green Treasure Forest tour, petting farm animal zoo and Nature Center.

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