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Sep
24 Fri
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Tales of the Roundhouse

Jamestown, CA
United States
Show at 6:30 PM
 More Information

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

An Eerie Good Time!


Led by engaging and entertaining guides, “Tales of the Roundhouse” participants will hear the real life and death tales of past railroad workers and passengers who lost their lives in ghastly accidents, gruesome train wrecks and sometimes by cold-blooded murder.

First introduced in 2016, “Tales of the Roundhouse” guests will have the special opportunity to tour the historic park after dark while listening to intriguing, railroad-related ghost stories. Evening visitors will also enjoy going behind-the-scenes with special access to the historic Roundhouse and Blacksmith Shop. Plus, guests will experience a nighttime steam train ride behind a historic steam locomotive while learning about railroad superstition and lore.

Due to the nature of the content, this event is not recommended for children under the age of 12.

Location
Railtown State Historic Park is located at 10501 Reservoir Rd, Jamestown, CA 95327. Tickets must be picked up from the Railtown Depot Store at the park. The ticket windows open 60 minutes before the first departure. Please bring photo id and your membership card if you purchased member tickets. Tickets must be picked up 20 minutes before scheduled departure. Trains leave promptly at scheduled departure times.

Covid-19 Precautions
Due to FRA and TSA regulations, masks are required while on the train except when eating and drinking. Should anyone in your party have had contact in the last 14 days with someone who has a confirmed case of COVID-19, or if any member of your party is sick, please do not participate in the excursion.

Accessibility
Limited wheelchair and accessible seating options are available onboard. Please call Railtown State Historic Park directly to discuss your specific needs prior to purchasing tickets. 209-984-3953.

Photo Policy
By purchasing tickets, free or paid, you agree to our photo policy which can be viewed at: https://www.californiarailroad.museum/foundation/photo-policy


Same day tickets maybe available at the Depot.
Sep
24 Fri
Image for Tales of the Roundhouse

Tales of the Roundhouse

Jamestown, CA
United States
Show at 7:00 PM
 More Information

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

An Eerie Good Time!


Led by engaging and entertaining guides, “Tales of the Roundhouse” participants will hear the real life and death tales of past railroad workers and passengers who lost their lives in ghastly accidents, gruesome train wrecks and sometimes by cold-blooded murder.

First introduced in 2016, “Tales of the Roundhouse” guests will have the special opportunity to tour the historic park after dark while listening to intriguing, railroad-related ghost stories. Evening visitors will also enjoy going behind-the-scenes with special access to the historic Roundhouse and Blacksmith Shop. Plus, guests will experience a nighttime steam train ride behind a historic steam locomotive while learning about railroad superstition and lore.

Due to the nature of the content, this event is not recommended for children under the age of 12.

Location
Railtown State Historic Park is located at 10501 Reservoir Rd, Jamestown, CA 95327. Tickets must be picked up from the Railtown Depot Store at the park. The ticket windows open 60 minutes before the first departure. Please bring photo id and your membership card if you purchased member tickets. Tickets must be picked up 20 minutes before scheduled departure. Trains leave promptly at scheduled departure times.

Covid-19 Precautions
Due to FRA and TSA regulations, masks are required while on the train except when eating and drinking. Should anyone in your party have had contact in the last 14 days with someone who has a confirmed case of COVID-19, or if any member of your party is sick, please do not participate in the excursion.

Accessibility
Limited wheelchair and accessible seating options are available onboard. Please call Railtown State Historic Park directly to discuss your specific needs prior to purchasing tickets. 209-984-3953.

Photo Policy
By purchasing tickets, free or paid, you agree to our photo policy which can be viewed at: https://www.californiarailroad.museum/foundation/photo-policy


Same day tickets maybe available at the Depot.
Sep
25 Sat
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Excursion Train

Jamestown, CA
United States
Departure at 10:30 AM
 More Information

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

Celebrating 50 years of excursion trains, Railtown 1897 SHP and the California State Railroad Museum Foundation are pleased to welcome guests aboard the historic Sierra Railway. Ride behind a historic steam or diesel locomotive on a train trip through California’s scenic Gold Country. Your 6-mile, 45-minute roundtrip train ride will take you past the water tower from Petticoat Junction and transport you from the backyards of Jamestown to the rugged hillsides of California’s Mother Lode country. After your ride, explore the historic grounds, have a picnic, and spend the day in the beauty of California’s Gold Country.

Location
Railtown State Historic Park is located at 10501 Reservoir Rd, Jamestown, CA 95327. Tickets must be picked up from the Railtown Depot Store at the park. The ticket windows open 60 minutes before the first departure. Please bring photo id and your membership card if you purchased member tickets. Tickets must be picked up 20 minutes before scheduled departure. Click here for a google maps link. Trains leave promptly at scheduled departure times.


Covid-19 Precautions
To comply with TSA and FRA directives all passengers over the age of 2 must wear a face covering at all times  on the excursion train. Should anyone in your party have had contact in the last 14 days with someone who has a confirmed case of COVID-19, or if any member of your party is sick, please do not participate in the excursion. Please note that due to TSA and FRA regulations, masks are required on the train. California State Parks enforces Public Health precautions as dictated by governmental agencies. These precautions may shift as public health mandates change.


Accessibility
Limited wheelchair and accessible seating options are available onboard. Please call Railtown State Historic Park directly to discuss your specific needs prior to purchasing tickets. 209-984-3953.


Member Tickets
Member tickets must be picked up no later than 20 minutes prior to scheduled departure time. Should a member fail to pickup tickets, those tickets maybe voided and resold should demand exceed availability. We will do our best to accommodate members on the next available scheduled departure.


Photo Policy
By purchasing tickets, free or paid, you agree to our photo policy which can be viewed at: https://www.californiarailroad.museum/foundation/photo-policy


Same day tickets maybe available at the Depot.
Sep
25 Sat

Cab Ride

Jamestown, CA
United States
Show at 12:00 PM
 More Information

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Ride in the cab of a locomotive!


Cab riders will take an approximately 45 minute ride in the cab of either the Sierra No. 3®, the Sierra No. 28 steam locomotive or a historic diesel locomotive (based on operating schedule and not guaranteed). Steam is typically offered on Saturdays and diesel on Sundays. Cab riders will receive a certificate at the end of their cab ride signed by the locomotive engineer and fireman. Cab rider will be allowed time to take a photo in front of the locomotive with the engine crew once back at the depot.




Walk-ins will be accepted as long as time permits and there is no advanced cab ride booking. Cancellations are eligible for refunds if made at least two weeks prior to scheduled cab ride. On the day of the scheduled cab ride, riders must arrive at least half an hour early to complete a brief safety training and sign release of liability. Trains will not be held for latecomers and there are no refunds.


Requirements



  • Must be 16 years of age if riding alone, or at least 13 years of age, when accompanied by an adult parent or guardian. Both must pay full fare.

  • Must be physically capable of standing for the duration of a train experience.

  • Must have full mobility of all limbs and able to climb up to six vertical steel ladder type rungs or stairs unassisted and without the aid of any assisting device. (Climbing into the locomotive cab requires strength, balance and agility using both arms and legs). Riders must always face the ladder when climbing to and from the cab of any locomotive. Stairs are open metal grates or steel ladders. Steel decking surfaces may be slippery or uneven. The sensation of motion within the locomotive cab is different than aboard a passenger rail car. Riders may find space in the locomotive confining. Fuel oil and exhaust fumes, horns, bells, whistles, and mechanical and loud compressed air noises are part of the sensory experience for riders. Hearing protection will be provided if requested.

  • Must wear proper clothing (no tank tops, shorts, high heels, or open toed shoes). Natural fiber, and long sleeved clothing must be worn. Shoes must be non-slip, closed toe and closed heel). Clothing may get soiled, dress accordingly. Sun protection (hats, sunglasses, sunscreen, etc.) is recommended.

  • No self-contained breathing equipment (oxygen) or service animals.

  • Cab riders who are vision or hearing impaired must be accompanied by a companion 18 years of age or older. Companion fare will be waived. Railtown reserves the right to deny cab rides to those who may be considered unable to ride safely. 

  • Riders must agree to follow the instructions of the train and engine crew. While the train crew is free to converse with riders at their discretion, there are important duties they must attend to, without becoming distracted. Cab rider must remain in the cab of the locomotive until instructed to exit by the engine crew. Failure to follow the instructions of the train and engine crew will result in the cab ride being terminated or canceled with no refunds.

  • Cab riders who appear to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol will have their ride canceled, with no refund.

  • Use of cellular telephone camera and video is permitted with permission of the crew.

  • No firearms or weapons are permitted.

  • On the day of the scheduled cab ride the cab rider will be given a brief safety training and will be required to sign a release of liability and photography consent form. If under 18 years of age, a parent or guardian must sign these releases. Photo ID will be required at check in.




Same day tickets maybe available at the Depot.
Sep
25 Sat
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Excursion Train

Jamestown, CA
United States
Departure at 12:00 PM
 More Information
TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADULT: $15.00
YOUTH (6-17): $10.00
CHILD (5 & UNDER): $0.00
MEMBER ADULT: $0.00
MEMBER YOUTH (6-17): $0.00
MEMBER CHILD (5 & UNDER): $0.00

TICKET SALE DATES
ADULT / YOUTH (6-17) / CHILD (5 & UNDER) / MEMBER ADULT / MEMBER YOUTH (6-17) / MEMBER CHILD (5 & UNDER) Tickets Available: August 6, 2021 8:00 AM to September 25, 2021 12:00 AM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

Celebrating 50 years of excursion trains, Railtown 1897 SHP and the California State Railroad Museum Foundation are pleased to welcome guests aboard the historic Sierra Railway. Ride behind a historic steam or diesel locomotive on a train trip through California’s scenic Gold Country. Your 6-mile, 45-minute roundtrip train ride will take you past the water tower from Petticoat Junction and transport you from the backyards of Jamestown to the rugged hillsides of California’s Mother Lode country. After your ride, explore the historic grounds, have a picnic, and spend the day in the beauty of California’s Gold Country.

Location
Railtown State Historic Park is located at 10501 Reservoir Rd, Jamestown, CA 95327. Tickets must be picked up from the Railtown Depot Store at the park. The ticket windows open 60 minutes before the first departure. Please bring photo id and your membership card if you purchased member tickets. Tickets must be picked up 20 minutes before scheduled departure. Click here for a google maps link. Trains leave promptly at scheduled departure times.


Covid-19 Precautions
To comply with TSA and FRA directives all passengers over the age of 2 must wear a face covering at all times  on the excursion train. Should anyone in your party have had contact in the last 14 days with someone who has a confirmed case of COVID-19, or if any member of your party is sick, please do not participate in the excursion. Please note that due to TSA and FRA regulations, masks are required on the train. California State Parks enforces Public Health precautions as dictated by governmental agencies. These precautions may shift as public health mandates change.


Accessibility
Limited wheelchair and accessible seating options are available onboard. Please call Railtown State Historic Park directly to discuss your specific needs prior to purchasing tickets. 209-984-3953.


Member Tickets
Member tickets must be picked up no later than 20 minutes prior to scheduled departure time. Should a member fail to pickup tickets, those tickets maybe voided and resold should demand exceed availability. We will do our best to accommodate members on the next available scheduled departure.


Photo Policy
By purchasing tickets, free or paid, you agree to our photo policy which can be viewed at: https://www.californiarailroad.museum/foundation/photo-policy


$0.00 - $15.00
Sep
25 Sat

Cab Ride

Jamestown, CA
United States
Show at 1:30 PM
 More Information
TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
STEAM CAB RIDE: $100.00
DIESEL CAB RIDE: $75.00
MEMBER STEAM CAB RIDE: $95.00
MEMBER DIESEL CAB RIDE: $70.00

TICKET SALE DATES
STEAM CAB RIDE / DIESEL CAB RIDE / MEMBER STEAM CAB RIDE / MEMBER DIESEL CAB RIDE Public Onsale: July 16, 2021 1:19 PM to September 24, 2021 11:30 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Ride in the cab of a locomotive!


Cab riders will take an approximately 45 minute ride in the cab of either the Sierra No. 3®, the Sierra No. 28 steam locomotive or a historic diesel locomotive (based on operating schedule and not guaranteed). Steam is typically offered on Saturdays and diesel on Sundays. Cab riders will receive a certificate at the end of their cab ride signed by the locomotive engineer and fireman. Cab rider will be allowed time to take a photo in front of the locomotive with the engine crew once back at the depot.




Walk-ins will be accepted as long as time permits and there is no advanced cab ride booking. Cancellations are eligible for refunds if made at least two weeks prior to scheduled cab ride. On the day of the scheduled cab ride, riders must arrive at least half an hour early to complete a brief safety training and sign release of liability. Trains will not be held for latecomers and there are no refunds.


Requirements



  • Must be 16 years of age if riding alone, or at least 13 years of age, when accompanied by an adult parent or guardian. Both must pay full fare.

  • Must be physically capable of standing for the duration of a train experience.

  • Must have full mobility of all limbs and able to climb up to six vertical steel ladder type rungs or stairs unassisted and without the aid of any assisting device. (Climbing into the locomotive cab requires strength, balance and agility using both arms and legs). Riders must always face the ladder when climbing to and from the cab of any locomotive. Stairs are open metal grates or steel ladders. Steel decking surfaces may be slippery or uneven. The sensation of motion within the locomotive cab is different than aboard a passenger rail car. Riders may find space in the locomotive confining. Fuel oil and exhaust fumes, horns, bells, whistles, and mechanical and loud compressed air noises are part of the sensory experience for riders. Hearing protection will be provided if requested.

  • Must wear proper clothing (no tank tops, shorts, high heels, or open toed shoes). Natural fiber, and long sleeved clothing must be worn. Shoes must be non-slip, closed toe and closed heel). Clothing may get soiled, dress accordingly. Sun protection (hats, sunglasses, sunscreen, etc.) is recommended.

  • No self-contained breathing equipment (oxygen) or service animals.

  • Cab riders who are vision or hearing impaired must be accompanied by a companion 18 years of age or older. Companion fare will be waived. Railtown reserves the right to deny cab rides to those who may be considered unable to ride safely. 

  • Riders must agree to follow the instructions of the train and engine crew. While the train crew is free to converse with riders at their discretion, there are important duties they must attend to, without becoming distracted. Cab rider must remain in the cab of the locomotive until instructed to exit by the engine crew. Failure to follow the instructions of the train and engine crew will result in the cab ride being terminated or canceled with no refunds.

  • Cab riders who appear to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol will have their ride canceled, with no refund.

  • Use of cellular telephone camera and video is permitted with permission of the crew.

  • No firearms or weapons are permitted.

  • On the day of the scheduled cab ride the cab rider will be given a brief safety training and will be required to sign a release of liability and photography consent form. If under 18 years of age, a parent or guardian must sign these releases. Photo ID will be required at check in.




$70.00 - $100.00
Sep
25 Sat
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Excursion Train

Jamestown, CA
United States
Departure at 1:30 PM
 More Information
TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADULT: $15.00
YOUTH (6-17): $10.00
CHILD (5 & UNDER): $0.00
MEMBER ADULT: $0.00
MEMBER YOUTH (6-17): $0.00
MEMBER CHILD (5 & UNDER): $0.00

TICKET SALE DATES
ADULT / YOUTH (6-17) / CHILD (5 & UNDER) / MEMBER ADULT / MEMBER YOUTH (6-17) / MEMBER CHILD (5 & UNDER) Tickets Available: August 6, 2021 8:00 AM to September 25, 2021 1:30 AM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

Celebrating 50 years of excursion trains, Railtown 1897 SHP and the California State Railroad Museum Foundation are pleased to welcome guests aboard the historic Sierra Railway. Ride behind a historic steam or diesel locomotive on a train trip through California’s scenic Gold Country. Your 6-mile, 45-minute roundtrip train ride will take you past the water tower from Petticoat Junction and transport you from the backyards of Jamestown to the rugged hillsides of California’s Mother Lode country. After your ride, explore the historic grounds, have a picnic, and spend the day in the beauty of California’s Gold Country.

Location
Railtown State Historic Park is located at 10501 Reservoir Rd, Jamestown, CA 95327. Tickets must be picked up from the Railtown Depot Store at the park. The ticket windows open 60 minutes before the first departure. Please bring photo id and your membership card if you purchased member tickets. Tickets must be picked up 20 minutes before scheduled departure. Click here for a google maps link. Trains leave promptly at scheduled departure times.


Covid-19 Precautions
To comply with TSA and FRA directives all passengers over the age of 2 must wear a face covering at all times  on the excursion train. Should anyone in your party have had contact in the last 14 days with someone who has a confirmed case of COVID-19, or if any member of your party is sick, please do not participate in the excursion. Please note that due to TSA and FRA regulations, masks are required on the train. California State Parks enforces Public Health precautions as dictated by governmental agencies. These precautions may shift as public health mandates change.


Accessibility
Limited wheelchair and accessible seating options are available onboard. Please call Railtown State Historic Park directly to discuss your specific needs prior to purchasing tickets. 209-984-3953.


Member Tickets
Member tickets must be picked up no later than 20 minutes prior to scheduled departure time. Should a member fail to pickup tickets, those tickets maybe voided and resold should demand exceed availability. We will do our best to accommodate members on the next available scheduled departure.


Photo Policy
By purchasing tickets, free or paid, you agree to our photo policy which can be viewed at: https://www.californiarailroad.museum/foundation/photo-policy


$0.00 - $15.00
Sep
25 Sat
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Excursion Train

Jamestown, CA
United States
Departure at 3:00 PM
 More Information
TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADULT: $15.00
YOUTH (6-17): $10.00
CHILD (5 & UNDER): $0.00
MEMBER ADULT: $0.00
MEMBER YOUTH (6-17): $0.00
MEMBER CHILD (5 & UNDER): $0.00

TICKET SALE DATES
ADULT / YOUTH (6-17) / CHILD (5 & UNDER) / MEMBER ADULT / MEMBER YOUTH (6-17) / MEMBER CHILD (5 & UNDER) Tickets Available: August 6, 2021 8:00 AM to September 25, 2021 3:00 AM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

Celebrating 50 years of excursion trains, Railtown 1897 SHP and the California State Railroad Museum Foundation are pleased to welcome guests aboard the historic Sierra Railway. Ride behind a historic steam or diesel locomotive on a train trip through California’s scenic Gold Country. Your 6-mile, 45-minute roundtrip train ride will take you past the water tower from Petticoat Junction and transport you from the backyards of Jamestown to the rugged hillsides of California’s Mother Lode country. After your ride, explore the historic grounds, have a picnic, and spend the day in the beauty of California’s Gold Country.

Location
Railtown State Historic Park is located at 10501 Reservoir Rd, Jamestown, CA 95327. Tickets must be picked up from the Railtown Depot Store at the park. The ticket windows open 60 minutes before the first departure. Please bring photo id and your membership card if you purchased member tickets. Tickets must be picked up 20 minutes before scheduled departure. Click here for a google maps link. Trains leave promptly at scheduled departure times.


Covid-19 Precautions
To comply with TSA and FRA directives all passengers over the age of 2 must wear a face covering at all times  on the excursion train. Should anyone in your party have had contact in the last 14 days with someone who has a confirmed case of COVID-19, or if any member of your party is sick, please do not participate in the excursion. Please note that due to TSA and FRA regulations, masks are required on the train. California State Parks enforces Public Health precautions as dictated by governmental agencies. These precautions may shift as public health mandates change.


Accessibility
Limited wheelchair and accessible seating options are available onboard. Please call Railtown State Historic Park directly to discuss your specific needs prior to purchasing tickets. 209-984-3953.


Member Tickets
Member tickets must be picked up no later than 20 minutes prior to scheduled departure time. Should a member fail to pickup tickets, those tickets maybe voided and resold should demand exceed availability. We will do our best to accommodate members on the next available scheduled departure.


Photo Policy
By purchasing tickets, free or paid, you agree to our photo policy which can be viewed at: https://www.californiarailroad.museum/foundation/photo-policy


$0.00 - $15.00
Sep
25 Sat
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Tales of the Roundhouse

Jamestown, CA
United States
Show at 6:30 PM
 More Information
TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADULT: $25.00
MEMBER ADULT: $20.00

TICKET SALE DATES
ADULT / MEMBER ADULT Public Onsale: August 12, 2021 12:01 PM to September 24, 2021 11:30 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

An Eerie Good Time!


Led by engaging and entertaining guides, “Tales of the Roundhouse” participants will hear the real life and death tales of past railroad workers and passengers who lost their lives in ghastly accidents, gruesome train wrecks and sometimes by cold-blooded murder.

First introduced in 2016, “Tales of the Roundhouse” guests will have the special opportunity to tour the historic park after dark while listening to intriguing, railroad-related ghost stories. Evening visitors will also enjoy going behind-the-scenes with special access to the historic Roundhouse and Blacksmith Shop. Plus, guests will experience a nighttime steam train ride behind a historic steam locomotive while learning about railroad superstition and lore.

Due to the nature of the content, this event is not recommended for children under the age of 12.

Location
Railtown State Historic Park is located at 10501 Reservoir Rd, Jamestown, CA 95327. Tickets must be picked up from the Railtown Depot Store at the park. The ticket windows open 60 minutes before the first departure. Please bring photo id and your membership card if you purchased member tickets. Tickets must be picked up 20 minutes before scheduled departure. Trains leave promptly at scheduled departure times.

Covid-19 Precautions
Due to FRA and TSA regulations, masks are required while on the train except when eating and drinking. Should anyone in your party have had contact in the last 14 days with someone who has a confirmed case of COVID-19, or if any member of your party is sick, please do not participate in the excursion.

Accessibility
Limited wheelchair and accessible seating options are available onboard. Please call Railtown State Historic Park directly to discuss your specific needs prior to purchasing tickets. 209-984-3953.

Photo Policy
By purchasing tickets, free or paid, you agree to our photo policy which can be viewed at: https://www.californiarailroad.museum/foundation/photo-policy


$20.00 - $25.00
Sep
25 Sat
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Tales of the Roundhouse

Jamestown, CA
United States
Show at 7:00 PM
 More Information
TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADULT: $25.00
MEMBER ADULT: $20.00

TICKET SALE DATES
ADULT / MEMBER ADULT Public Onsale: August 12, 2021 12:00 PM to September 24, 2021 11:30 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

An Eerie Good Time!


Led by engaging and entertaining guides, “Tales of the Roundhouse” participants will hear the real life and death tales of past railroad workers and passengers who lost their lives in ghastly accidents, gruesome train wrecks and sometimes by cold-blooded murder.

First introduced in 2016, “Tales of the Roundhouse” guests will have the special opportunity to tour the historic park after dark while listening to intriguing, railroad-related ghost stories. Evening visitors will also enjoy going behind-the-scenes with special access to the historic Roundhouse and Blacksmith Shop. Plus, guests will experience a nighttime steam train ride behind a historic steam locomotive while learning about railroad superstition and lore.

Due to the nature of the content, this event is not recommended for children under the age of 12.

Location
Railtown State Historic Park is located at 10501 Reservoir Rd, Jamestown, CA 95327. Tickets must be picked up from the Railtown Depot Store at the park. The ticket windows open 60 minutes before the first departure. Please bring photo id and your membership card if you purchased member tickets. Tickets must be picked up 20 minutes before scheduled departure. Trains leave promptly at scheduled departure times.

Covid-19 Precautions
Due to FRA and TSA regulations, masks are required while on the train except when eating and drinking. Should anyone in your party have had contact in the last 14 days with someone who has a confirmed case of COVID-19, or if any member of your party is sick, please do not participate in the excursion.

Accessibility
Limited wheelchair and accessible seating options are available onboard. Please call Railtown State Historic Park directly to discuss your specific needs prior to purchasing tickets. 209-984-3953.

Photo Policy
By purchasing tickets, free or paid, you agree to our photo policy which can be viewed at: https://www.californiarailroad.museum/foundation/photo-policy


$20.00 - $25.00
Sep
26 Sun
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Excursion Train

Jamestown, CA
United States
Departure at 10:30 AM
 More Information
TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADULT: $15.00
YOUTH (6-17): $10.00
CHILD (5 & UNDER): $0.00
MEMBER ADULT: $0.00
MEMBER YOUTH (6-17): $0.00
MEMBER CHILD (5 & UNDER): $0.00

TICKET SALE DATES
ADULT / YOUTH (6-17) / CHILD (5 & UNDER) / MEMBER ADULT / MEMBER YOUTH (6-17) / MEMBER CHILD (5 & UNDER) Tickets Available: August 6, 2021 8:00 AM to September 25, 2021 10:30 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

Celebrating 50 years of excursion trains, Railtown 1897 SHP and the California State Railroad Museum Foundation are pleased to welcome guests aboard the historic Sierra Railway. Ride behind a historic steam or diesel locomotive on a train trip through California’s scenic Gold Country. Your 6-mile, 45-minute roundtrip train ride will take you past the water tower from Petticoat Junction and transport you from the backyards of Jamestown to the rugged hillsides of California’s Mother Lode country. After your ride, explore the historic grounds, have a picnic, and spend the day in the beauty of California’s Gold Country.

Location
Railtown State Historic Park is located at 10501 Reservoir Rd, Jamestown, CA 95327. Tickets must be picked up from the Railtown Depot Store at the park. The ticket windows open 60 minutes before the first departure. Please bring photo id and your membership card if you purchased member tickets. Tickets must be picked up 20 minutes before scheduled departure. Click here for a google maps link. Trains leave promptly at scheduled departure times.


Covid-19 Precautions
To comply with TSA and FRA directives all passengers over the age of 2 must wear a face covering at all times  on the excursion train. Should anyone in your party have had contact in the last 14 days with someone who has a confirmed case of COVID-19, or if any member of your party is sick, please do not participate in the excursion. Please note that due to TSA and FRA regulations, masks are required on the train. California State Parks enforces Public Health precautions as dictated by governmental agencies. These precautions may shift as public health mandates change.


Accessibility
Limited wheelchair and accessible seating options are available onboard. Please call Railtown State Historic Park directly to discuss your specific needs prior to purchasing tickets. 209-984-3953.


Member Tickets
Member tickets must be picked up no later than 20 minutes prior to scheduled departure time. Should a member fail to pickup tickets, those tickets maybe voided and resold should demand exceed availability. We will do our best to accommodate members on the next available scheduled departure.


Photo Policy
By purchasing tickets, free or paid, you agree to our photo policy which can be viewed at: https://www.californiarailroad.museum/foundation/photo-policy


$0.00 - $15.00
Sep
26 Sun

Cab Ride

Jamestown, CA
United States
Show at 12:00 PM
 More Information
TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
STEAM CAB RIDE: $100.00
DIESEL CAB RIDE: $75.00
MEMBER STEAM CAB RIDE: $95.00
MEMBER DIESEL CAB RIDE: $70.00

TICKET SALE DATES
STEAM CAB RIDE / DIESEL CAB RIDE / MEMBER STEAM CAB RIDE / MEMBER DIESEL CAB RIDE Public Onsale: July 16, 2021 1:19 PM to September 25, 2021 10:00 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Ride in the cab of a locomotive!


Cab riders will take an approximately 45 minute ride in the cab of either the Sierra No. 3®, the Sierra No. 28 steam locomotive or a historic diesel locomotive (based on operating schedule and not guaranteed). Steam is typically offered on Saturdays and diesel on Sundays. Cab riders will receive a certificate at the end of their cab ride signed by the locomotive engineer and fireman. Cab rider will be allowed time to take a photo in front of the locomotive with the engine crew once back at the depot.




Walk-ins will be accepted as long as time permits and there is no advanced cab ride booking. Cancellations are eligible for refunds if made at least two weeks prior to scheduled cab ride. On the day of the scheduled cab ride, riders must arrive at least half an hour early to complete a brief safety training and sign release of liability. Trains will not be held for latecomers and there are no refunds.


Requirements



  • Must be 16 years of age if riding alone, or at least 13 years of age, when accompanied by an adult parent or guardian. Both must pay full fare.

  • Must be physically capable of standing for the duration of a train experience.

  • Must have full mobility of all limbs and able to climb up to six vertical steel ladder type rungs or stairs unassisted and without the aid of any assisting device. (Climbing into the locomotive cab requires strength, balance and agility using both arms and legs). Riders must always face the ladder when climbing to and from the cab of any locomotive. Stairs are open metal grates or steel ladders. Steel decking surfaces may be slippery or uneven. The sensation of motion within the locomotive cab is different than aboard a passenger rail car. Riders may find space in the locomotive confining. Fuel oil and exhaust fumes, horns, bells, whistles, and mechanical and loud compressed air noises are part of the sensory experience for riders. Hearing protection will be provided if requested.

  • Must wear proper clothing (no tank tops, shorts, high heels, or open toed shoes). Natural fiber, and long sleeved clothing must be worn. Shoes must be non-slip, closed toe and closed heel). Clothing may get soiled, dress accordingly. Sun protection (hats, sunglasses, sunscreen, etc.) is recommended.

  • No self-contained breathing equipment (oxygen) or service animals.

  • Cab riders who are vision or hearing impaired must be accompanied by a companion 18 years of age or older. Companion fare will be waived. Railtown reserves the right to deny cab rides to those who may be considered unable to ride safely. 

  • Riders must agree to follow the instructions of the train and engine crew. While the train crew is free to converse with riders at their discretion, there are important duties they must attend to, without becoming distracted. Cab rider must remain in the cab of the locomotive until instructed to exit by the engine crew. Failure to follow the instructions of the train and engine crew will result in the cab ride being terminated or canceled with no refunds.

  • Cab riders who appear to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol will have their ride canceled, with no refund.

  • Use of cellular telephone camera and video is permitted with permission of the crew.

  • No firearms or weapons are permitted.

  • On the day of the scheduled cab ride the cab rider will be given a brief safety training and will be required to sign a release of liability and photography consent form. If under 18 years of age, a parent or guardian must sign these releases. Photo ID will be required at check in.




$70.00 - $100.00
Sep
26 Sun
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Excursion Train

Jamestown, CA
United States
Departure at 12:00 PM
 More Information
TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADULT: $15.00
YOUTH (6-17): $10.00
CHILD (5 & UNDER): $0.00
MEMBER ADULT: $0.00
MEMBER YOUTH (6-17): $0.00
MEMBER CHILD (5 & UNDER): $0.00

TICKET SALE DATES
ADULT / YOUTH (6-17) / CHILD (5 & UNDER) / MEMBER ADULT / MEMBER YOUTH (6-17) / MEMBER CHILD (5 & UNDER) Tickets Available: August 6, 2021 8:00 AM to September 26, 2021 12:00 AM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

Celebrating 50 years of excursion trains, Railtown 1897 SHP and the California State Railroad Museum Foundation are pleased to welcome guests aboard the historic Sierra Railway. Ride behind a historic steam or diesel locomotive on a train trip through California’s scenic Gold Country. Your 6-mile, 45-minute roundtrip train ride will take you past the water tower from Petticoat Junction and transport you from the backyards of Jamestown to the rugged hillsides of California’s Mother Lode country. After your ride, explore the historic grounds, have a picnic, and spend the day in the beauty of California’s Gold Country.

Location
Railtown State Historic Park is located at 10501 Reservoir Rd, Jamestown, CA 95327. Tickets must be picked up from the Railtown Depot Store at the park. The ticket windows open 60 minutes before the first departure. Please bring photo id and your membership card if you purchased member tickets. Tickets must be picked up 20 minutes before scheduled departure. Click here for a google maps link. Trains leave promptly at scheduled departure times.


Covid-19 Precautions
To comply with TSA and FRA directives all passengers over the age of 2 must wear a face covering at all times  on the excursion train. Should anyone in your party have had contact in the last 14 days with someone who has a confirmed case of COVID-19, or if any member of your party is sick, please do not participate in the excursion. Please note that due to TSA and FRA regulations, masks are required on the train. California State Parks enforces Public Health precautions as dictated by governmental agencies. These precautions may shift as public health mandates change.


Accessibility
Limited wheelchair and accessible seating options are available onboard. Please call Railtown State Historic Park directly to discuss your specific needs prior to purchasing tickets. 209-984-3953.


Member Tickets
Member tickets must be picked up no later than 20 minutes prior to scheduled departure time. Should a member fail to pickup tickets, those tickets maybe voided and resold should demand exceed availability. We will do our best to accommodate members on the next available scheduled departure.


Photo Policy
By purchasing tickets, free or paid, you agree to our photo policy which can be viewed at: https://www.californiarailroad.museum/foundation/photo-policy


$0.00 - $15.00
Sep
26 Sun

Cab Ride

Jamestown, CA
United States
Show at 1:30 PM
 More Information
TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
STEAM CAB RIDE: $100.00
DIESEL CAB RIDE: $75.00
MEMBER STEAM CAB RIDE: $95.00
MEMBER DIESEL CAB RIDE: $70.00

TICKET SALE DATES
STEAM CAB RIDE / DIESEL CAB RIDE / MEMBER STEAM CAB RIDE / MEMBER DIESEL CAB RIDE Public Onsale: July 16, 2021 1:19 PM to September 25, 2021 11:30 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Ride in the cab of a locomotive!


Cab riders will take an approximately 45 minute ride in the cab of either the Sierra No. 3®, the Sierra No. 28 steam locomotive or a historic diesel locomotive (based on operating schedule and not guaranteed). Steam is typically offered on Saturdays and diesel on Sundays. Cab riders will receive a certificate at the end of their cab ride signed by the locomotive engineer and fireman. Cab rider will be allowed time to take a photo in front of the locomotive with the engine crew once back at the depot.




Walk-ins will be accepted as long as time permits and there is no advanced cab ride booking. Cancellations are eligible for refunds if made at least two weeks prior to scheduled cab ride. On the day of the scheduled cab ride, riders must arrive at least half an hour early to complete a brief safety training and sign release of liability. Trains will not be held for latecomers and there are no refunds.


Requirements



  • Must be 16 years of age if riding alone, or at least 13 years of age, when accompanied by an adult parent or guardian. Both must pay full fare.

  • Must be physically capable of standing for the duration of a train experience.

  • Must have full mobility of all limbs and able to climb up to six vertical steel ladder type rungs or stairs unassisted and without the aid of any assisting device. (Climbing into the locomotive cab requires strength, balance and agility using both arms and legs). Riders must always face the ladder when climbing to and from the cab of any locomotive. Stairs are open metal grates or steel ladders. Steel decking surfaces may be slippery or uneven. The sensation of motion within the locomotive cab is different than aboard a passenger rail car. Riders may find space in the locomotive confining. Fuel oil and exhaust fumes, horns, bells, whistles, and mechanical and loud compressed air noises are part of the sensory experience for riders. Hearing protection will be provided if requested.

  • Must wear proper clothing (no tank tops, shorts, high heels, or open toed shoes). Natural fiber, and long sleeved clothing must be worn. Shoes must be non-slip, closed toe and closed heel). Clothing may get soiled, dress accordingly. Sun protection (hats, sunglasses, sunscreen, etc.) is recommended.

  • No self-contained breathing equipment (oxygen) or service animals.

  • Cab riders who are vision or hearing impaired must be accompanied by a companion 18 years of age or older. Companion fare will be waived. Railtown reserves the right to deny cab rides to those who may be considered unable to ride safely. 

  • Riders must agree to follow the instructions of the train and engine crew. While the train crew is free to converse with riders at their discretion, there are important duties they must attend to, without becoming distracted. Cab rider must remain in the cab of the locomotive until instructed to exit by the engine crew. Failure to follow the instructions of the train and engine crew will result in the cab ride being terminated or canceled with no refunds.

  • Cab riders who appear to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol will have their ride canceled, with no refund.

  • Use of cellular telephone camera and video is permitted with permission of the crew.

  • No firearms or weapons are permitted.

  • On the day of the scheduled cab ride the cab rider will be given a brief safety training and will be required to sign a release of liability and photography consent form. If under 18 years of age, a parent or guardian must sign these releases. Photo ID will be required at check in.




$70.00 - $100.00
Sep
26 Sun
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Excursion Train

Jamestown, CA
United States
Departure at 1:30 PM
 More Information
TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADULT: $15.00
YOUTH (6-17): $10.00
CHILD (5 & UNDER): $0.00
MEMBER ADULT: $0.00
MEMBER YOUTH (6-17): $0.00
MEMBER CHILD (5 & UNDER): $0.00

TICKET SALE DATES
ADULT / YOUTH (6-17) / CHILD (5 & UNDER) / MEMBER ADULT / MEMBER YOUTH (6-17) / MEMBER CHILD (5 & UNDER) Tickets Available: August 6, 2021 8:00 AM to September 26, 2021 1:30 AM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

Celebrating 50 years of excursion trains, Railtown 1897 SHP and the California State Railroad Museum Foundation are pleased to welcome guests aboard the historic Sierra Railway. Ride behind a historic steam or diesel locomotive on a train trip through California’s scenic Gold Country. Your 6-mile, 45-minute roundtrip train ride will take you past the water tower from Petticoat Junction and transport you from the backyards of Jamestown to the rugged hillsides of California’s Mother Lode country. After your ride, explore the historic grounds, have a picnic, and spend the day in the beauty of California’s Gold Country.

Location
Railtown State Historic Park is located at 10501 Reservoir Rd, Jamestown, CA 95327. Tickets must be picked up from the Railtown Depot Store at the park. The ticket windows open 60 minutes before the first departure. Please bring photo id and your membership card if you purchased member tickets. Tickets must be picked up 20 minutes before scheduled departure. Click here for a google maps link. Trains leave promptly at scheduled departure times.


Covid-19 Precautions
To comply with TSA and FRA directives all passengers over the age of 2 must wear a face covering at all times  on the excursion train. Should anyone in your party have had contact in the last 14 days with someone who has a confirmed case of COVID-19, or if any member of your party is sick, please do not participate in the excursion. Please note that due to TSA and FRA regulations, masks are required on the train. California State Parks enforces Public Health precautions as dictated by governmental agencies. These precautions may shift as public health mandates change.


Accessibility
Limited wheelchair and accessible seating options are available onboard. Please call Railtown State Historic Park directly to discuss your specific needs prior to purchasing tickets. 209-984-3953.


Member Tickets
Member tickets must be picked up no later than 20 minutes prior to scheduled departure time. Should a member fail to pickup tickets, those tickets maybe voided and resold should demand exceed availability. We will do our best to accommodate members on the next available scheduled departure.


Photo Policy
By purchasing tickets, free or paid, you agree to our photo policy which can be viewed at: https://www.californiarailroad.museum/foundation/photo-policy


$0.00 - $15.00
Sep
26 Sun
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Excursion Train

Jamestown, CA
United States
Departure at 3:00 PM
 More Information
TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADULT: $15.00
YOUTH (6-17): $10.00
CHILD (5 & UNDER): $0.00
MEMBER ADULT: $0.00
MEMBER YOUTH (6-17): $0.00
MEMBER CHILD (5 & UNDER): $0.00

TICKET SALE DATES
ADULT / YOUTH (6-17) / CHILD (5 & UNDER) / MEMBER ADULT / MEMBER YOUTH (6-17) / MEMBER CHILD (5 & UNDER) Tickets Available: August 6, 2021 8:00 AM to September 26, 2021 3:00 AM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

Celebrating 50 years of excursion trains, Railtown 1897 SHP and the California State Railroad Museum Foundation are pleased to welcome guests aboard the historic Sierra Railway. Ride behind a historic steam or diesel locomotive on a train trip through California’s scenic Gold Country. Your 6-mile, 45-minute roundtrip train ride will take you past the water tower from Petticoat Junction and transport you from the backyards of Jamestown to the rugged hillsides of California’s Mother Lode country. After your ride, explore the historic grounds, have a picnic, and spend the day in the beauty of California’s Gold Country.

Location
Railtown State Historic Park is located at 10501 Reservoir Rd, Jamestown, CA 95327. Tickets must be picked up from the Railtown Depot Store at the park. The ticket windows open 60 minutes before the first departure. Please bring photo id and your membership card if you purchased member tickets. Tickets must be picked up 20 minutes before scheduled departure. Click here for a google maps link. Trains leave promptly at scheduled departure times.


Covid-19 Precautions
To comply with TSA and FRA directives all passengers over the age of 2 must wear a face covering at all times  on the excursion train. Should anyone in your party have had contact in the last 14 days with someone who has a confirmed case of COVID-19, or if any member of your party is sick, please do not participate in the excursion. Please note that due to TSA and FRA regulations, masks are required on the train. California State Parks enforces Public Health precautions as dictated by governmental agencies. These precautions may shift as public health mandates change.


Accessibility
Limited wheelchair and accessible seating options are available onboard. Please call Railtown State Historic Park directly to discuss your specific needs prior to purchasing tickets. 209-984-3953.


Member Tickets
Member tickets must be picked up no later than 20 minutes prior to scheduled departure time. Should a member fail to pickup tickets, those tickets maybe voided and resold should demand exceed availability. We will do our best to accommodate members on the next available scheduled departure.


Photo Policy
By purchasing tickets, free or paid, you agree to our photo policy which can be viewed at: https://www.californiarailroad.museum/foundation/photo-policy


$0.00 - $15.00
Oct
9 Sat
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Harvest Haunt

Jamestown, CA
United States
Departure at 10:30 AM
 More Information
TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADULT: $15.00
YOUTH (6-17): $10.00
CHILD (5 & UNDER): $0.00
MEMBER ADULT: $0.00
MEMBER YOUTH (6-17): $0.00
MEMBER CHILD (5 & UNDER): $0.00

TICKET SALE DATES
ADULT / YOUTH (6-17) / CHILD (5 & UNDER) / MEMBER ADULT / MEMBER YOUTH (6-17) / MEMBER CHILD (5 & UNDER) Tickets Available: September 22, 2021 10:25 AM to October 8, 2021 11:59 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

Celebrating 50 years of excursion trains, Railtown 1897 SHP and the California State Railroad Museum Foundation are pleased to welcome guests aboard the historic Sierra Railway. Ride behind a historic steam or diesel locomotive on a train trip through California’s scenic Gold Country. Your 6-mile, 45-minute roundtrip train ride will take you past the water tower from Petticoat Junction and transport you from the backyards of Jamestown to the rugged hillsides of California’s Mother Lode country. After your ride, explore the historic grounds, have a picnic, and spend the day in the beauty of California’s Gold Country.

Location
Railtown State Historic Park is located at 10501 Reservoir Rd, Jamestown, CA 95327. Tickets must be picked up from the Railtown Depot Store at the park. The ticket windows open 60 minutes before the first departure. Please bring photo id and your membership card if you purchased member tickets. Tickets must be picked up 20 minutes before scheduled departure. Click here for a google maps link. Trains leave promptly at scheduled departure times.


Covid-19 Precautions
To comply with TSA and FRA directives all passengers over the age of 2 must wear a face covering at all times  on the excursion train. Should anyone in your party have had contact in the last 14 days with someone who has a confirmed case of COVID-19, or if any member of your party is sick, please do not participate in the excursion. Please note that due to TSA and FRA regulations, masks are required on the train. California State Parks enforces Public Health precautions as dictated by governmental agencies. These precautions may shift as public health mandates change.


Accessibility
Limited wheelchair and accessible seating options are available onboard. Please call Railtown State Historic Park directly to discuss your specific needs prior to purchasing tickets. 209-984-3953.


Member Tickets
Member tickets must be picked up no later than 20 minutes prior to scheduled departure time. Should a member fail to pickup tickets, those tickets maybe voided and resold should demand exceed availability. We will do our best to accommodate members on the next available scheduled departure.


Photo Policy
By purchasing tickets, free or paid, you agree to our photo policy which can be viewed at: https://www.californiarailroad.museum/foundation/photo-policy


$0.00 - $15.00
Oct
9 Sat

Cab Ride

Jamestown, CA
United States
Show at 12:00 PM
 More Information
TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
STEAM CAB RIDE: $100.00
DIESEL CAB RIDE: $75.00
MEMBER STEAM CAB RIDE: $95.00
MEMBER DIESEL CAB RIDE: $70.00

TICKET SALE DATES
STEAM CAB RIDE / DIESEL CAB RIDE / MEMBER STEAM CAB RIDE / MEMBER DIESEL CAB RIDE Public Onsale: September 22, 2021 5:20 PM to October 8, 2021 11:59 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Ride in the cab of a locomotive!


Cab riders will take an approximately 45 minute ride in the cab of either the Sierra No. 3®, the Sierra No. 28 steam locomotive or a historic diesel locomotive (based on operating schedule and not guaranteed). Steam is typically offered on Saturdays and diesel on Sundays. Cab riders will receive a certificate at the end of their cab ride signed by the locomotive engineer and fireman. Cab rider will be allowed time to take a photo in front of the locomotive with the engine crew once back at the depot.




Walk-ins will be accepted as long as time permits and there is no advanced cab ride booking. Cancellations are eligible for refunds if made at least two weeks prior to scheduled cab ride. On the day of the scheduled cab ride, riders must arrive at least half an hour early to complete a brief safety training and sign release of liability. Trains will not be held for latecomers and there are no refunds.


Requirements



  • Must be 16 years of age if riding alone, or at least 13 years of age, when accompanied by an adult parent or guardian. Both must pay full fare.

  • Must be physically capable of standing for the duration of a train experience.

  • Must have full mobility of all limbs and able to climb up to six vertical steel ladder type rungs or stairs unassisted and without the aid of any assisting device. (Climbing into the locomotive cab requires strength, balance and agility using both arms and legs). Riders must always face the ladder when climbing to and from the cab of any locomotive. Stairs are open metal grates or steel ladders. Steel decking surfaces may be slippery or uneven. The sensation of motion within the locomotive cab is different than aboard a passenger rail car. Riders may find space in the locomotive confining. Fuel oil and exhaust fumes, horns, bells, whistles, and mechanical and loud compressed air noises are part of the sensory experience for riders. Hearing protection will be provided if requested.

  • Must wear proper clothing (no tank tops, shorts, high heels, or open toed shoes). Natural fiber, and long sleeved clothing must be worn. Shoes must be non-slip, closed toe and closed heel). Clothing may get soiled, dress accordingly. Sun protection (hats, sunglasses, sunscreen, etc.) is recommended.

  • No self-contained breathing equipment (oxygen) or service animals.

  • Cab riders who are vision or hearing impaired must be accompanied by a companion 18 years of age or older. Companion fare will be waived. Railtown reserves the right to deny cab rides to those who may be considered unable to ride safely. 

  • Riders must agree to follow the instructions of the train and engine crew. While the train crew is free to converse with riders at their discretion, there are important duties they must attend to, without becoming distracted. Cab rider must remain in the cab of the locomotive until instructed to exit by the engine crew. Failure to follow the instructions of the train and engine crew will result in the cab ride being terminated or canceled with no refunds.

  • Cab riders who appear to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol will have their ride canceled, with no refund.

  • Use of cellular telephone camera and video is permitted with permission of the crew.

  • No firearms or weapons are permitted.

  • On the day of the scheduled cab ride the cab rider will be given a brief safety training and will be required to sign a release of liability and photography consent form. If under 18 years of age, a parent or guardian must sign these releases. Photo ID will be required at check in.




$70.00 - $100.00
Oct
9 Sat
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Harvest Haunt

Jamestown, CA
United States
Departure at 12:00 PM
 More Information
TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADULT: $15.00
YOUTH (6-17): $10.00
CHILD (5 & UNDER): $0.00
MEMBER ADULT: $0.00
MEMBER YOUTH (6-17): $0.00
MEMBER CHILD (5 & UNDER): $0.00

TICKET SALE DATES
ADULT / YOUTH (6-17) / CHILD (5 & UNDER) / MEMBER ADULT / MEMBER YOUTH (6-17) / MEMBER CHILD (5 & UNDER) Tickets Available: September 22, 2021 10:25 AM to October 8, 2021 11:59 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION

Celebrating 50 years of excursion trains, Railtown 1897 SHP and the California State Railroad Museum Foundation are pleased to welcome guests aboard the historic Sierra Railway. Ride behind a historic steam or diesel locomotive on a train trip through California’s scenic Gold Country. Your 6-mile, 45-minute roundtrip train ride will take you past the water tower from Petticoat Junction and transport you from the backyards of Jamestown to the rugged hillsides of California’s Mother Lode country. After your ride, explore the historic grounds, have a picnic, and spend the day in the beauty of California’s Gold Country.

Location
Railtown State Historic Park is located at 10501 Reservoir Rd, Jamestown, CA 95327. Tickets must be picked up from the Railtown Depot Store at the park. The ticket windows open 60 minutes before the first departure. Please bring photo id and your membership card if you purchased member tickets. Tickets must be picked up 20 minutes before scheduled departure. Click here for a google maps link. Trains leave promptly at scheduled departure times.


Covid-19 Precautions
To comply with TSA and FRA directives all passengers over the age of 2 must wear a face covering at all times  on the excursion train. Should anyone in your party have had contact in the last 14 days with someone who has a confirmed case of COVID-19, or if any member of your party is sick, please do not participate in the excursion. Please note that due to TSA and FRA regulations, masks are required on the train. California State Parks enforces Public Health precautions as dictated by governmental agencies. These precautions may shift as public health mandates change.


Accessibility
Limited wheelchair and accessible seating options are available onboard. Please call Railtown State Historic Park directly to discuss your specific needs prior to purchasing tickets. 209-984-3953.


Member Tickets
Member tickets must be picked up no later than 20 minutes prior to scheduled departure time. Should a member fail to pickup tickets, those tickets maybe voided and resold should demand exceed availability. We will do our best to accommodate members on the next available scheduled departure.


Photo Policy
By purchasing tickets, free or paid, you agree to our photo policy which can be viewed at: https://www.californiarailroad.museum/foundation/photo-policy


$0.00 - $15.00
Oct
9 Sat

Cab Ride

Jamestown, CA
United States
Show at 1:30 PM
 More Information
TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
STEAM CAB RIDE: $100.00
DIESEL CAB RIDE: $75.00
MEMBER STEAM CAB RIDE: $95.00
MEMBER DIESEL CAB RIDE: $70.00

TICKET SALE DATES
STEAM CAB RIDE / DIESEL CAB RIDE / MEMBER STEAM CAB RIDE / MEMBER DIESEL CAB RIDE Public Onsale: September 22, 2021 5:20 PM to October 8, 2021 11:59 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Ride in the cab of a locomotive!


Cab riders will take an approximately 45 minute ride in the cab of either the Sierra No. 3®, the Sierra No. 28 steam locomotive or a historic diesel locomotive (based on operating schedule and not guaranteed). Steam is typically offered on Saturdays and diesel on Sundays. Cab riders will receive a certificate at the end of their cab ride signed by the locomotive engineer and fireman. Cab rider will be allowed time to take a photo in front of the locomotive with the engine crew once back at the depot.




Walk-ins will be accepted as long as time permits and there is no advanced cab ride booking. Cancellations are eligible for refunds if made at least two weeks prior to scheduled cab ride. On the day of the scheduled cab ride, riders must arrive at least half an hour early to complete a brief safety training and sign release of liability. Trains will not be held for latecomers and there are no refunds.


Requirements



  • Must be 16 years of age if riding alone, or at least 13 years of age, when accompanied by an adult parent or guardian. Both must pay full fare.

  • Must be physically capable of standing for the duration of a train experience.

  • Must have full mobility of all limbs and able to climb up to six vertical steel ladder type rungs or stairs unassisted and without the aid of any assisting device. (Climbing into the locomotive cab requires strength, balance and agility using both arms and legs). Riders must always face the ladder when climbing to and from the cab of any locomotive. Stairs are open metal grates or steel ladders. Steel decking surfaces may be slippery or uneven. The sensation of motion within the locomotive cab is different than aboard a passenger rail car. Riders may find space in the locomotive confining. Fuel oil and exhaust fumes, horns, bells, whistles, and mechanical and loud compressed air noises are part of the sensory experience for riders. Hearing protection will be provided if requested.

  • Must wear proper clothing (no tank tops, shorts, high heels, or open toed shoes). Natural fiber, and long sleeved clothing must be worn. Shoes must be non-slip, closed toe and closed heel). Clothing may get soiled, dress accordingly. Sun protection (hats, sunglasses, sunscreen, etc.) is recommended.

  • No self-contained breathing equipment (oxygen) or service animals.

  • Cab riders who are vision or hearing impaired must be accompanied by a companion 18 years of age or older. Companion fare will be waived. Railtown reserves the right to deny cab rides to those who may be considered unable to ride safely. 

  • Riders must agree to follow the instructions of the train and engine crew. While the train crew is free to converse with riders at their discretion, there are important duties they must attend to, without becoming distracted. Cab rider must remain in the cab of the locomotive until instructed to exit by the engine crew. Failure to follow the instructions of the train and engine crew will result in the cab ride being terminated or canceled with no refunds.

  • Cab riders who appear to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol will have their ride canceled, with no refund.

  • Use of cellular telephone camera and video is permitted with permission of the crew.

  • No firearms or weapons are permitted.

  • On the day of the scheduled cab ride the cab rider will be given a brief safety training and will be required to sign a release of liability and photography consent form. If under 18 years of age, a parent or guardian must sign these releases. Photo ID will be required at check in.




$70.00 - $100.00