Railtown 1897 Goes Hollywood with Special Robbery on the Rails Train Ride Experiences

JAMESTOWN, Calif. – California State Parks, the California State Railroad Museum Foundation and Railtown 1897 State Historic Park in Jamestown are excited to present entertaining and new “Robbery on the Rails” theatrical steam train excursion ride experiences over the extended Labor Day Weekend, September 1-3, 2018. Designed using some Hollywood-style creative license to add to the fun, four 45-minute family-friendly … Read More

Railtown 1897 Calls Out for Volunteers to Help with THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride Experience This Holiday Season

JAMESTOWN, Calif. – Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) is looking for interested volunteers to help support THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride experiences that will return this holiday season. More than 8,000 guests are expected to experience THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride in 2018 at the historic park in Jamestown which requires a dedicated staff supported by more than 50 … Read More

Railtown 1897 Supports the Community & Local Law Enforcement by Offering Free Admission, Train Rides & More on National Night Out

JAMESTOWN, Calif. – California State Parks, the California State Railroad Museum Foundation and Railtown 1897 State Historic Park in Jamestown are proud to participate in National Night Out happening on Tuesday evening, August 7, 2018. Railtown 1897 SHP will be open from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. offering special activities such as free Park admission, free excursion train rides behind … Read More

Celebrate Spring Aboard the Popular & Fun Wildflower Train

JAMESTOWN, Calif. – With spring in full bloom, California State Parks, Railtown 1897 State Historic Park and the California State Railroad Museum Foundation are proud to provide guests with a unique opportunity to experience spring wildflowers from aboard a train. While the Park is open daily, special Wildflower Train Rides are available on two weekends – April 21, 22, 28 … Read More