Railtown 1897 Celebrates Memorial Day Weekend In Rail-Related Style

JAMESTOWN, Calif. – To kick off the summer season in rail-related style, popular weekend excursion trains will be running throughout the extended Memorial Day holiday weekend – May 26, 27 and 28, 2018 – at Railtown 1897 State Historic Park in Jamestown. On Saturday and Sunday, steam-powered excursion train rides behind the famous Sierra No. 3® are available; then on … Read More

Railtown 1897 Celebrates Moms on Mother’s Day

JAMESTOWN, Calif. – Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) plans to treat moms extra special this Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 13, 2018, by offering excursion train rides behind a historic diesel locomotive along with a special surprise to all mothers who visit the Park (while supplies last). With beautiful wildflowers still in bloom, the six-mile, 45-minute roundtrip ride takes … 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

Railtown 1897 Seeks Interested Volunteers & Hosts Special Open House on January 20

JAMESTOWN, Calif. – Do you enjoy sharing history? Love working as part of a team? Enjoy meeting with people from near and far? California State Parks, Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) and the California State Railroad Museum Foundation are now accepting applications for adults interested in volunteering to help communicate the fascinating railroading history of the “Movie Railroad” in … Read More