take a ride on the Walkerville Southern Scenic Railroad on Saturday,
October 6th, 2018.
The Walkersville Southern is a small scenic
railroad that runs between
Walkersville and Frederick, Maryland over track that the Pennsylvania
Railroad originally built in 1872. It is staffed by volunteers who have
a love for railroads.
station where you
will board the train was built at the turn of the 20th
century, as was the tool house in the nearby yard. The railroad
diesels to pull an open flat car and restored P-54 passenger cars that
were built in the 1920's. During the trip you will see a 100 year old
lime kiln and travel on a high trestle over the Monocacy River.
train travels slow
(~10 mph) so you will have plenty of time to take in the scenery and
take pictures. The trip takes about an hour and ten minutes. As
a added bonus, the
Railroad will give the convention group a tour of the yard before the
train ride begins. There are vintage freight cars and cabooses, and
in the process of being restored in the yard, along with the engine
more about the
Walkersville Southern Railroad, go to http://wsrr.org/ws/
The tour will start at
10 am and the train will depart at 11 am.
Adults (code 201)- $12
Seniors (code 202)- $11
Children 3-12 (code 203) -$10
Children under 3 ride
free if they sit on a parent's lap
The Railroad is about
40 miles from the hotel, and will take about 50 - 60 minutes to get
The address is 34 W
Pennsylvania Ave, Walkersville, MD 21793