Slowly gliding over a 19th-century right-of-way from Elbe to Mineral, the Mt. Rainier Railroad and Logging Museum carries passengers through forests, and over bridges and trestles, on the mountain’s southwest shoulder.
Essex, Montana. A flag stop on the Empire Builder’s trips back and forth on the northern transcon. Located fifty miles south of the Canadian border, and eight miles west of the Continental Divide at the Marais Pass, Essex is home to the Izaak Walton Inn. The inn is the epitome of what a great railroad …
Tickets for the 2016 Holiday Express are now for sale via the Holiday Express website! Tickets for certain rides tend to go quickly, so take a look at the calendar and book your tickets now for a magical ride with Santa on one of Portland’s most loved holiday traditions. For a little extra inspiration, enjoy this short story, The Real Santa Claus is on the Train, written by author and Holiday Express volunteer Ken Byers.
Watch for the opening of tickets for the 2016 Holiday Express. When the snowflakes fall on ORHF’s home page it’s time for one of Portland’s premier holiday events. Watch both ORHF’s and Holiday Express’s Facebook pages for all the details. They are great ways to communicate with friends to organize family, friends, and organization train rides.