Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Train Team

Operating the 1880 Train takes more than the engine, it takes a team of professionals (from the engineer to the ticket agent) to give passengers a pleasant experience. Here’s a brief synopsis about the 1880 Train crew. Engineer – The engineer is … Continue reading

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Putting Steam to a Dream

Most of the time, the realization of a dream is not an easy thing. Vision creates a dream, and it evolves over time. In the case of the steam engine, steam-engine pioneer Oliver Evans was that visionary. In 1800, he … Continue reading

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1880 Train Sights and Sounds

You already know the SOUNDS of the 1880 Train, but I just wanted to remind you of  the SIGHTS you will see on a ride as well. True, the train rolls through the Black Hills forest where you’ll see, well, trees. … Continue reading

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