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Sacramento Valley Live Steamers - Rancho Cordova CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper
N 38° 36.302 W 121° 18.434
10S E 647395 N 4274306
Quick Description: The "live steamers" volunteer group is affiliated with the Sacramento Railroad Museum. Once a month they offer train rides in the park on a small track. They have battled with recyclers to maintain and restore track which is currently 6,300 feet.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 3/5/2014 10:33:17 PM
Waymark Code: WMK9Q0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 2

Long Description:
The box car and caboose serve as storage and canteen. They came from Western Pacific line. The open house is worth the park admission ($4/ car). Members trailer in models to show.
The route goes from the turntable to the river.
The restrooms are painted in off gold (traditional station) color.
There are picnic tables. Trains often run on the second Sunday.
Especially Father's Day, Halloween, and Christmas.
A shingle over the kiosk at the Hagen Park entrance is on display when the train is running.
The SVLSRM is a nonprofit public benefit corporation, organized to preserve railroad history and promote education regarding steam (and diesel) engines and railroads. (/ their brochure)
Site is available for private parties (b'days, picnics, company events). Admission to Hagen Park is $5 /car.
Museum Website: [Web Link]

Train ride provided?: yes

Actual railroad cars or locomotives on display?: yes

Admission fee?: 4

Street Address: end of Chase Dr.

Gift shop?: no

Café/restaurant?: no

Theater?: no

Other features?:
scale size buildings along the route.

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