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Rails NW

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Who: RailsNW ( and the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad
What: A unique and scenic rail excursion using a historic steam engine
on tracks that have not seen any service since 2007 and not seen steam
service in many more years
When and Where: Saturday, 03 October, 2015
Departs Garibaldi, Oregon 8:45am/Arrives Salmonberry, Oregon 1:15pm
(confluence of Nehalem and Salmonberry Rivers)/returns to Garibaldi 7pm
Cost- $125 per person, advance ticket purchase required (no walk-ups).
No children under 5.

We are pleased to announce that RailsNW will once again be arranging a
steam train excursion to Salmonberry, Oregon this fall, continuing an
ongoing tradition of arranging unique charter experiences using vintage
train equipment on scenic routes within the Pacific Northwest. Traveling
on tracks that rarely see steam powered service, you will be treated to
stunning coastal and canyon scenery in this very full day onboard our
signature Oregon Coast Crawler.

Journeying northward and then inland on the Port of Tillamook Branch
Line out of the picturesque fishing village of Garibaldi, our custom
charter will pass beside Tillamook and Nehalem Bays and make a brief
stop in bayside Wheeler en route to our final destination of Salmonberry
at the confluence of the Salmonberry and Nehalem Rivers. Our scenery
will switch as we traverse the rails through the dramatic and not easily
accessible Nehalem Canyon. On the return trip, a quick service stop is
made in Rockaway Beach, affording a brief chance for a glimpse of the
Pacific Ocean in this All-American beach town. The highlight of your day
is likely to be a stunning sunset over Tillamook Bay as we return after
an adventure on the rails.

This unique trip using the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad's McCloud #25
locomotive, an engine featured in the movie 'Stand By Me', offers a rare
chance to enjoy the spectacular Oregon coast and Nehalem River canyon at
a slow pace, perfect for enjoying the varied scenery of Oregon. Several
stops will be made for the purposes of photography and the trainset
includes an open-air car with outdoor seating. A boxed lunch is provided
to complete a full day of fun and adventure. For the railfan and casual
rider alike, the Oregon Coast Crawler is sure to please.

Space on this incredible experience is limited to only 120 riders and it
is virtually guaranteed to sell out. Secure your spot today by phoning
800-717-0108 or using our online reservation system:
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