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Eagle Cap Excursion Train

300 N. 8th Street, Elgin, OR 97827
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Very disappointed in overall experience

I like train rides but this one was not even close to being worth the cost. We did the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
toy4cannon
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Wine and Chocolate Train...a real treat!

Such a fun way to ride the train...with a light meal served, then samples of Echo Ridge wines and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
8OOT
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Farmington, New Mexico
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2 weeks ago
“Very disappointed in overall experience”
2 weeks ago
“Wine and Chocolate Train...a real treat!”
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300 N. 8th Street, Elgin, OR 97827
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like train rides but this one was not even close to being worth the cost. We did the wine/chocolate train on Sat June 2. The wine consisted of 3 very small tastings and the chocolates consisted of 3 very small candies. The people providing...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a fun way to ride the train...with a light meal served, then samples of Echo Ridge wines and Arrowhead decadent truffles. The scenery along the river route is serene as you relax with the motion of the passenger car. We enjoyed chatting with the...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2016

What a fun experience! On our 4 hour trip we saw bull elk, a brown bear, a bald eagle, egret, ducks and beautiful butterflies! The train follows the Grande Ronde and Wallowa Rivers. The volunteer staff were so nice and friendly. Lunch was served, but...More

Thank Linda H
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Excursion trains come in all shapes and sizes. This one has some excellent river scenery in an area that is minimally accessible by car. Unlike the Cumbres and Toltec or the Durango to Silverton trains in Colorado, it lacks vintage steam equipment, grand and varied...More

Thank Frank C
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

I went on the Train Robbery Excursion. Despite the rain and winds this ride turned out to be awesome! The Elgin Depot has a ticket office, gift shop, restrooms and indoor and outdoor waiting areas. There is plenty of parking too.Volunteers from the Friends of...More

1  Thank wannetta j
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

This train follows the Grande Ronde River, then at the confluence with the Wallowa River, it goes up that one. The three old passenger cars show their age, but they are constantly being restored. Up the branch, a bunch of robbers on horseback shoot up...More

Thank OldPoiDog
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

The trip has great views of the area and the staff is interesting and knowledgable .we loved the opera unity to visit with other train enthusiasts and the opertunity to see wildlife along the river.

Thank ahkwife
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Reviewed 16 October 2015

Elgin train trip 26 September 2015 Drove east from Portland on Friday afternoon. Elgin is an interesting small old mill town in eastern Oregon. Stayed at motel in LaGrande Friday night. Breakfast in LaGrande Saturday morning, drove out to Elgin. Elgin is an interesting town....More

2  Thank JimmieMacPDX
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

We had a good day out with Eagle Cap. It’s a nicely restored train run entirely with volunteers. The train itself is in great shape and the view along the river makes for a fun day out. The scenery is pretty consistent along the way...More

1  Thank Nampa_Guy
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Reviewed 27 September 2015

Train went slow, river was way low, people on river side didn't switch for return trip, "historian" was only about ten minutes. But food was delicious, staff was friendly, saw some deer and a coyote and the car was the right temperature. Felt like my...More

1  Thank Djaymccain
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