Railtown 1897 State Historic Park

Home to the Historic Jamestown Shops and Roundhouse

Hours of Operation

Open Daily (November-March, 10:00am-3:00pm; April-October, 9:30am-4:30pm)

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.

Trains operate every Saturday and Sunday from April-September, 10:30am, 12:00pm, 1:30pm & 3:00pm

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride trains run in December, click here for more details.

Railtown 1897 SHP
PO Box 1250 / 10501 Reservoir Road
Jamestown, CA 95327
(209) 984-3953

Stay Connected 

The Historic Shops of the Sierra Railway offer an unparalleled backdrop to your event, and our rates are very affordable.


Weddings, birthdays, family reunions, fundraisers, and community events—we’ve done it all. Our shaded picnic grounds and grand BBQ pit, can accommodate up to 250 with existing furniture. 

 Happy couple celebrate their wedding inside a decorated train car

Or how about renting a private car for your wedding or other event? Rates start as low as $250 for private use of the caboose on a scheduled train, $825 for the first class car or bar car. Rates for chartering an entire train start at $1,800.


More information on weddings, prices, and available locations can be found in this PDF (must have Adobe Reader installed).


For more information on planning an event that you’ll remember for a lifetime, make an appointment with event staff. Call 209-984-4408 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..