Jefferson, Texas- Get fired up for Memorial Day and bring the family to ride on an antique narrow-gauge train along the Big Cypress Bayou in Jefferson, Texas. Come for lunch, a free movie and a train ride. Enjoy the excellent view of the ride along the river in the open-canopied observation cars.
Palestine, Texas- The Texas State Railroad has received a commitment from Texas Governor Greg Abbott to ride its upcoming Legislative Train. This special event will occur on Saturday, September 12.
Palestine, Texas- This weekend, the Easter Egg Express will roll out of the Rusk Depot on Friday, April 3; and Saturday, April 4. The event offers a chance to meet the Easter Bunny, as well as an Easter egg hunt, live children’s entertainer, games and activities and much more! Departure times are 11am and 2:30pm.
Riders On the Orphan Train
NACOGDOCHES- The Riders on the Orphan Train program will arrive at the Nacogdoches Railroad Depot on Tuesday, March 25th. Novelist and Humanities Scholar, Alison Moore, and singer/songwriter, Phil Lancaster, will bring the story of the orphan train riders to life. This program is a 1½ hour multi-media program that incorporates video, music and audience discussion that sheds light on the largest child migration in history.
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