Tricks, Treats & Train Rides – A Safe, Fun and Family-Friendly Event

JAMESTOWN, Calif. – California State Parks, Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) and the California State Railroad Museum Foundation are proud to present an all-new event titled “Tricks, Treats & Train Rides” at Railtown 1897 SHP on Saturday, October 20, 2018, from 5 to 8 p.m. With the Park delightfully decorated for Halloween, the special event offers a variety of … Read More

Tickets on Sale October 12 for Award-Winning THE POLAR EXPRESS Train Ride™

JAMESTOWN, Calif. – For the fifth consecutive holiday season, California State Parks, Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) and the California State Railroad Museum Foundation are proud to present THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride experiences this holiday season. The festive train rides start the weekend after Thanksgiving and run on the following dates in 2018: November 23, 24 & 30 … Read More

Tales of the Roundhouse with Lantern-Lit Haunted Tours & Steam Train Ride

JAMESTOWN, Calif. – California State Parks, Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) and the California State Railroad Museum Foundation are proud to present lantern-lit “Tales of the Roundhouse” haunted tours and train rides on one special evening only – Friday, October 19, 2018, starting at 6:30 p.m.  Led by engaging and entertaining guides, “Tales of the Roundhouse” participants will hear the … Read More

Harvest Haunt Express Train Rides Run Every Weekend in October

JAMESTOWN, Calif. – California State Parks, Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) and the California State Railroad Museum Foundation are proud to offer family-friendly “Harvest Haunt Express” train rides on all four weekends in October 2018. With the train whimsically decorated for Halloween and staffed by a “skeleton crew,” the popular experiences take place aboard an excursion train that departs … Read More

Celebrate Autumn With Special Apple Harvest Activities

JAMESTOWN, Calif. – California State Parks, Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) and the California State Railroad Museum Foundation will host the 4th Annual Apple Harvest Day on Saturday, October 6, 2018, at Railtown 1897 SHP. Apple Harvest Day celebrates the history of apple production in Tuolumne County – which dates back to the early days of the Gold Rush – … Read More

Railtown 1897 Proudly Presents 5th Annual Working on the Railroad Celebration

JAMESTOWN, Calif. – California State Parks, Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) and the California State Railroad Museum Foundation are proud to present the 5th Annual “Working on the Railroad – A Celebration of Sierra Railway Workers” on Saturday, September 15, 2018. The special event was created to recognize and honor the hundreds of former Sierra Railway and Sierra Railroad workers, … Read More