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Ride the Party Train with These Special Events

The 1880 Train is hosting several special events for wine and/or beer connoisseurs  in August and September, including Rails & Ales, Wine Express and Oktoberfest Express. New this year is Rails & Ales which will be held August 27 beginning … Continue reading

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1880 Train’s Prairies to Peaks Summer Camp Will Be a Rail Fan Adventure

The 1880 Train is hosting the fourth annual Prairie to Peaks Iron Horse Rail Summer Camp  in partnership with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) June 6-10 in Hill City, SD. Registration forms and detailed information are available online. The camp is … Continue reading

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Remember to “Name That Train”

The 1880 Train/Black Hills Central Railroad (BHC) recently purchased rail car #403, a Jewett-built interurban passenger car, to add to the fleet. It is a fully enclosed car. The BHC is encouraging the public to help find the perfect name … Continue reading

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All Aboard for the 2015 Holiday Express!

To jump start the Holiday season, the 1880 Train will host the Holiday Express, beginning November 27. This magical event takes passengers on a journey from Hill City to the North Pole where Santa will be waiting to board the … Continue reading

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Take a Magical Ride

Experience a little magic on the 1880 Train on July 25. Professional magician Cody Landstrom will entertain passengers on the 1:15 pm and 3:45 pm departures from Hill City for the one day only. His interactive show will combine comedy … Continue reading

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A BIG THANK YOU to the Hill City Community Volunteers

At the Black Hills Central Railroad, we are so lucky to live in a community where people are always willing to mobilize at a moment’s notice in order to support others with a helping hand. The following people helped us … Continue reading

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Registration Open for Prairie to Peaks Iron Horse Rail Summer Camp

The 1880 Train is hosting the third annual Prairie to Peaks Iron Horse Rail Summer Camp  in partnership with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) June 8-11 in Hill City, SD. Registration forms and detailed information are available online. The camp is … Continue reading

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