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

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