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Railown 1897 State Park Announces 2023 Season of Excursion Train Rides

Special Opening Weekend Festivities April 1st and 2nd. The historic 1265 diesel engine will be operating all weekend and excursion train ride departures for both days are scheduled for 10:30 am, 12 pm, 1:30 pm and 3:00 pm. To add to the excitement, Engine Group 49 will be displaying vintage gas-powered equipment at the Park during this opening weekend. 

Weekend train ride guests will enjoy a memorable six-mile, 45 minute round trip ride along the rails of the famous "Movie Railroad", including past the iconic water tank seen in "Petticoat Junction", a popular TV show that aired in the 60's and 70's. The Park will also be open for self-guided tours and exhibits and will include interpretive signage. Excursion trains, programs, and activities will continue throughout the year.

Starts: April 01, 2023

Ends: September 30, 2023

Time: 10:30 am, 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm and 3:00 pm

Location: Jamestown
10501 Reservoir Rd., Jamestown, CA 95327

Event Type: Historic


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