Get Fired Up for Memorial Day Weekend In Jefferson

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 … Read More

Texas State Railroad to Host Governor Abbott

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.… Read More

The Texas State Railroad Is Gearing Up for Busy Spring Season!

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 … Read More

Riders On the Orphan Train

Riders On the Orphan Train

orphan trainNACOGDOCHES- 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 … Read More

Third Annual Jefferson Train Days

Third Annual Jefferson Train Days

JEFFERSON- The Jefferson Historical Society and Museum will celebrate the two year anniversary of constructing a replica early 1900’s T & P Railroad depot on the Museum property to house the R.D. Moses T & P Model Railroad. Construction of the depot building began in … Read More