Railtown Celebrates Local Heros

State Parks Canine Thor and Mike Gleckler

State Parks Canine Thor and Mike Gleckler

Railtown Celebrates Local Heros

“Red, White and Blue Day” at Railtown August 15th

 JAMESTOWN, Calif. – On Saturday, August 15th, Railtown will celebrate the public safety personnel in our community.  Representatives from The Sonora Fire Department, California Highway Patrol, Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office, CalFire, US Forest Service, and other emergency response agencies will be available.  California State Parks’ Canine Handler Mike Gleckler and his patrol dog “Thor” will also make an appearance.

 Throughout the day there will be many activities, including tours of the historic roundhouse and first-class service will be offered on our historic observation car, the 2901. 

 In honor of the public safety personnel in our community, any person in service uniform (including scouts, military and any other public service volunteer or employee), will ride free. 

Trains operate hourly from 11-3.  Tickets are $8 for adults, and $3 for children, first class fares are double the regular fare.

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