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Join Us for a Scenic Autumn Train Ride

The fall season is here, with showy vegetation and crisp air part of the lure of autumn train rides. We expect passengers from throughout the northwest and across the country during this scenic time of year. More of the popular … Continue reading

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What are your doing for Father’s Day?

Are you still looking for the perfect way to honor the fathers in your life? The Eagle Cap Excursion Train has a great idea! Why not give “Dad” a train ride? And, just to make the day even more memorable, … Continue reading

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Veterans Offered Free Train Ride June 30 and July 7

The Eagle Cap Excursion Train, Friends of the Joseph Branch, and Wallowa Union Railroad will honor and thank veterans with two opportunities to ride the train for free, Saturdays, June 30 and July 7. Please help us let veterans and … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend Offers Next Train Ride

There’s no royal wedding in our plans, but the excursion season still offers lots of wonderful photo opportunities and the fun of riding a train through a beautiful landscape. Make a ride part of your Memorial Day or Father’s Day … Continue reading

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on the Train!

ELGIN, OREGON__The Eagle Cap Excursion Train normally kicks off the new season with the popular Mother’s Day Brunch. In 2018, May 5th just happens to fall on a Saturday, so we’re beginning the season early and offering the opportunity for … Continue reading

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Excursion Train to Feature Wineries and Other Artisan Producers

The 2017 season of the Eagle Cap Excursion Train launched Sunday, May 14, with the annual Mother’s Day Brunch. Now we settle in for an active season that includes sixteen trips. Ed Spaulding, volunteer engineer and President of the Friends … Continue reading

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Celebrate Mother’s Day on the Eagle Cap Excursion Train

Sunday, May 14, is Mother’s Day, and the traditional opening day for the Eagle Cap Excursion Train’s 2017 season. The Mother’s Day Brunch is always a popular trip, as passengers find it a great way to celebrate the holiday while … Continue reading

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The 2017 Schedule

The Eagle Cap Excursion Train thanks everyone who helped make the 2016 season a great success! During the off-season, we put together the schedule and trip descriptions for 2017, maintained equipment and made improvements. We announced the 2017 schedule in … Continue reading

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We were very pleased to see this wonderful article by Annie Charnley Eveland, published by the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin September 25. It is always nice to hear from passengers about the train rides. We take pride in this operation and … Continue reading

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Local Food & Beverages are Highlighted on Rides This Fall

ELGIN, OREGON__ It has been a busy summer for the Eagle Cap Excursion Train and the fall season is upon us. We have some fun trips planned that are certain to get people’s attention. The guest photographer on the Fall … Continue reading

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