SAM Shortline Excursion Train

Supported by a local Friends chapter, the SAM Shortline Train offers a unique experience. The rebirth of passenger trains on the old SAM mainline provides the citizens of Georgia as well as visitors to the state a rare opportunity to travel back in time and experience the romance and excitement of train travel. Rather than read about the region’s historic sites or view traditional exhibits about them in museums, passengers are surrounded by the places themselves as they roll across Crisp and Sumter Counties, stopping at towns which have contributed so much not only to our state’s great history, but also to our nation’s.

Thomas the Tank Engine is Coming

Thomas the Tank Engine is coming to South Georgia October 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 2013

Tiny fans of Thomas the Tank Engine can ride the real train this fall when the storybook character pulls into Georgia Veterans State Park in southwest Georgia.  “The GO GO Thomas Tour 2013” offers little engineers and their families and opportunity to ride with Thomas, star of the Thomas & Friends series.

Children will ride along with their favorite hero on his latest adventure as he pulls SAM Shortline Excursion Train down the...

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