Mark Twain Train- July 23rd!

Join Mark Twain on the Train at Railtown! Photo (C) Dave Henry/CSRMF

Get ready for a summertime favorite — it’s the Mark Twain Train Ride on Saturday evening, July 23, at Railtown 1897 State Historic Park in Jamestown!  Get there early to listen to live music provided by local sensation Dave Rainwater and fascinating storytelling by Mark Twain himself (vividly portrayed by Pat Kaunert) beginning at 4 p.m. on the sprawling Roundhouse lawn.

Then, the Sidewinder Express (No. 2 Shay) departs promptly at 5 p.m. for an entertaining and spirited train ride through the rolling Gold Country foothills.  Bring your own victuals and libations to enjoy on board this lovely summer evening train.

Advance tickets for are available online at for the special Mark Twain Train Ride.  Don’t miss the family friendly rail-related fun at Railtown 1897!  For more information, call 209-984-3953.