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Fall Season Train Rides Offered

ELGIN, OREGON__The fall season is here, with the weather getting milder and fall colors just beginning to show in the river canyons. The Eagle Cap Excursion Train volunteer car hosts and engineers anticipate a relaxed autumn, with opportunities for learning, … Continue reading

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on the Train!

ELGIN, OREGON__The Eagle Cap Excursion Train normally kicks off the new season with the popular Mother’s Day Brunch. In 2018, May 5th just happens to fall on a Saturday, so they are beginning the season early and offering the opportunity … Continue reading

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Excursion Train to Feature Wineries and Other Artisan Producers

ELGIN, OREGON__The 2017 season of the Eagle Cap Excursion Train launches Sunday, May 14, with the annual Mother’s Day Brunch, then settles in for an active season that includes sixteen trips. Ed Spaulding, volunteer engineer and President of the Friends … Continue reading

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Take the Train and Go Where Cars Can’t Take You!

ELGIN, OREGON__Every wonder what it looks like over the next ridge and down the tumbling rivers, far from the highways in byway country? The Eagle Cap Excursion Train has a busy schedule under way June through October, with plenty of … Continue reading

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Grant McOmie Visits Byway Country

  Grant McOmie, a popular Portland, Oregon, news man, visited Hells Canyon Scenic Byway country in August and put together a great segment on the Joseph Branch Railriders and the Eagle Cap Excursion Train for his Grant’s Getaways program on … Continue reading

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Byway Country Offers Wide Variety of Events and Activities

The vacation season is fully upon us in northeast Oregon and The Wallowas, and the range of events and activities available to byway travelers is amazing. Here are some highlights for the coming week, but be sure to check the … Continue reading

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Bandits Will Hit Scenic Train Near Elgin

ELGIN, OREGON__It’s rumored train robbers will strike the Eagle Cap Excursion Train Saturday, June 28. Passengers are warned to leave their valuables at home but bring their camera and a sense of adventure on the ride. It happens every year, … Continue reading

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Excursion Train Announces 2014 Schedule

Are you planning your summer vacation with the family? Or looking ahead to an autumn getaway? The Eagle Cap Excursion Train has posted its 2014 schedule, offering a variety of opportunities for viewing a segment of scenic byway country from … Continue reading

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