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Nice ride, with good narration from josh. The open air train cars offer no protection
in the event of emergency. Let alone bald knob has no shelter built to take cover during
Inclement weather conditions.
Granted being on top of mountain means remote access, to...More
My husband and I took the trip to Bald Knob for the first time. I chose a date, hoping it would be peak leaf season (Oct 23), but the leaves were already off the trees by then.
While we didn't have the colorful beauty, the...More
If you like trains you need to go here and become part of a long tradition. The smell the sound and the echo of a steam whistle brings out the man and the boy in true rail fan.
It is great to see the Shay...More
We took my 88 YO mom on this trip for her birthday, and my hubs is a train lover. We all really enjoyed it. Yes it was cold on the trip, but we all bundled up and took two blankets too. So we survived! We...More
We took the 5 hour Bald Knob trip. It was awesome!
Josh, our non-stop-talking guide made the history come alive. The views, the forests, the trains - there was always something to look at and enjoy.
The bag lunch was good - meat/cheese/bun, chips, apple...More
We took the train to Whitaker Station. Be sure to dress warm. The cars are open air and the elevation is over 3,000 feet at Whitaker. The scenery is beautiful, although regretfully the leaves had not started to turn when we were there. There is...More
For steam rail enthusiasts, the trains at Cass are beautifully maintained & run by a team who are passionate about preserving this little slice of history. The trains run from Cass to Bald Knob via a series of switchbacks & the peak is 4825 ft....More
Excellent train ride for all folks, young and young at heart. Relive your childhood or enlighten a young child as to how things were in grandma and grandpas early life. Would do it again today if possible. A great learning experience for all, doing things...More
My husband and I have been trying to get to Cass for several years. So glad we finally made it. Truly a must for train lovers and anyone looking to enjoy the vast scenery. We took the 4.5 hour trip which included a hobo lunch....More
Response from RaineWestDeptford | Reviewed this property |
Our train ride included a hobo lunch, which consisted of ham, turkey and cheese sandwich, bag of chips, applesauce, cookies and a bottle of water. You could probably bring your own food, if you wanted.