SARM sets Fall, Spooktacular trips
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Southern Appalachia Railway Museum has scheduled one-hour Secret City excursion rides for all to enjoy the beautiful fall foliage colors spread throughout the area during the month of October.

The narrated one-hour excursion trips will depart at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturdays and 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Sundays during the month of October. Ticket prices are $19 for adults and $15 for children ages 3 through 12.

Children under 3 may sit on their parents’ lap and ride for free. Popcorn and refreshment, as well as railroad souvenirs will be for sale on the train.

A short narrative will be given describing the historic Manhattan project and the railroad that served it.

Especially during the month of October reservations are suggested to ensure you will have a seat for the time you would like to go on the excursion rides and can be made by calling the museum at 865-241-2140.

The restored vintage passenger cars will be decorated for the “Spooktacular Halloween” train rides during the last weekend in October. Free treats will be handed out to the children. Please feel free to arrive dressed in your favorite Halloween costumes and enjoy the season.

Southern Appalachia Railway Museum is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization. The museum’s volunteers restore, maintain and operate vintage railroad equipment.

that formerly served on railroads in Tennessee and the South.

Membership is open to anyone who has a love of trains and the desire to be involved in preserving the railroading history of Tennessee and the South.

The group is currently conducting fundraising efforts for construction of a museum/depot on land that has been transferred to museum ownership. Any and all contributions are gratefully accepted and are fully tax-deductible.

Anyone wishing to make a contribution may contact the museum at SARM, P.O. Box 6756, Oak Ridge TN 37831, or by visiting the website at www.southernappalachia.railway.museum.