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By Karen Huwe
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Around the Valley: with Karen Huwe

Eagle Cap Train Rides

 

September 29, 2022

Karen Huwe

There are still Eagle Cap Train rides available this fall.

The fall season is a great time to take a day trip to ride the Eagle Cap Excursion Train. The train leaves Elgin, Oregon, and travels along the Grande Ronde and Wallowa Rivers on a section of the historic Joseph Branch rail line.

I have taken the train twice; both were "train robbery" adventures. The first time the robbers took our jewels and the last time they took our money. The event is kid friendly, and the fake jewels and money are provided.

You're riding along enjoying the scenery when behind the trees you hear "gun fire" and robbers on horseback ride up and jump onto the train. They...



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