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Abilene Things to Do: 49 reviews and 132 photos

  View of the train and passenger cars
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  • View of the train and passenger cars - Abilene
      View of the train and passenger cars
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  • CAboose on side rail - Abilene
      CAboose on side rail
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  • Elegant enclosed car - Abilene
      Elegant enclosed car
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  • Railroad depot for tickets - Abilene
      Railroad depot for tickets
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  • Brochure showing times and engine - Abilene
      Brochure showing times and engine
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This 30 mile trip is a real nice side diversion. The trip takes you about 15 miles each way on an old RR line. It goes through the farm lands along the way. WE visited shortly after a huge flood of the area, and the ground was devastated, let alone the loss of crops. That was in 2002, and they still offer the same route and times. The cars are open for bettrer views,; maybe not as nice in inclement weather, though.
They are closed November-April. Fees are $6 for children and $12 adults. Summer months Tues-Sat at 10 and 2PM. May, September, October are Saturday and Sunday only at these times.

Website: http://www.salinafyi.com/marketplace/dickinson-county/businesses/abilene-smoky-valley-railroad/

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  • Updated Oct 6, 2009
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