Oregon Explore, Nature April 27, 2018
Experience The Thrill Of A Wild West Robbery Aboard This One-Of-A-Kind Oregon Train Ride
This summer, take a walk on the wild side with a thrilling ride aboard the Sumpter Valley Railroad. This historic steam-powered train offers special Wild West-themed train robbery excursions on select dates throughout the season. This one-of-a-kind experience is truly something the whole family will enjoy. Take a look:
The Sumpter Valley Railroad is a steam-powered narrow-gauge heritage railway located in Eastern Oregon.
A variety of different excursions take place throughout the year, including special Wild West-themed train robberies.
The whole family will love this thrilling trip back in time.
The excitement begins with the Gold Rush Bandits, a historic shooting group, taking over your train.
Watch as the bandits climb aboard, take the conductor hostage, and then ransack the train for gold.
You'll get a front row seat to all of the heart-pumping action.
The horseback mounted bandits use period firearms (props, of course) and other authentic details to make the experience as realistic as possible.
These thrilling train robberies take place on select dates in June, July, August, and September. Check the
official website for details.
To see the train robbery in action, check out this YouTube video from Douglas Van Bossuyt: VIDEO
Sumpter Valley Railroad is located at 211 Austin St., Sumpter, OR 97877. For more information, check out their Facebook page.
Have you taken a ride aboard the Sumpter Valley Railroad before? Share your thoughts and experiences in the comments below.
Then, take a look at
this dreamy, train-themed road trip in Oregon.
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