Participants can relax during a train ride through the forests of Shelby County on the vintage Calera & Shelby Railroad
About This Deal
- Restored, first-generation diesel-electric locomotive coach running on the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad takes passengers on a one-hour ride through the forests of Shelby County.
- Departure time: 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. (depending on the option purchased); boarding begins 15 minutes before scheduled train departure
- Departure location: Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum, 1919 9th Street, Calera, AL 35040
- Free admission for children under 24 months
Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum
Y’all aboard! Guests can explore Birmingham’s history as they travel back through time within the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum. Between two restored historic depots and an indoor collection of railroad memorabilia reaching back to Alabama’s first explorations into the rail, attendees will feel like they’ve caught a one-way ticket to historic Birmingham. Meanwhile, historic diesel-electric engines and vintage railroad coaches carry passengers across outdoor operating tracks for a truly immersive experience.