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The Byway Is A Busy Place

The Hells Canyon Scenic Byway is a thriving this Memorial Day Weekend. Check out the following activities, then go to the Wallowa County, Union County and Baker County websites for even more happenings. Have a safe, fun and meaningful Memorial … 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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EAGLE CAP EXCURSION TRAIN FEATURES SCENERY & ENTERTAINMENT

The Eagle Cap Excursion Train 2011 season is well under way and the scenery and friendly volunteers are drawing rave reviews from passengers. Train rides depart from the Elgin boarding site at 10 a.m. for a 3.5 hour train ride in … Continue reading

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