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Left at 11am to catch the 3:30 ride on the Texas State Railroad steam train, which in this weekends' travels was due to be robbed by bandits and then saved by the Lone Ranger and Tonto. Can't wait! More to come, awaiting ...
Well, we left Nacogdoches this morning about 9:45 and pulled into the KOA in Rusk about 10:45. Boy, what a long drive! We got into our site and got everything set up. Afterward, Bob came to me and suggested that we stay here a couple of extra days and ...
... the building was interesting. Today we took a train ride. Rusk is the home of the Texas State Railroad. The railroad runs from Rusk to Palestine. It was started in 1881 and built by the inmates at the Rusk Penitentiary. The Rusk Penitentiary is now the ...
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Texas State Railroad Rusk Depot, Park Road 76 Highway 84 West Rusk, Texas, United States
The Texas State Railroad, established in 1881, is truly a "Texas Treasure!" This historic railroad and camping park offers both steam and diesel train excursions that travel through the scenic piney woods of East Texas. Passengers may board excursion trains at either the Rusk or Palestine depots. The trip takes 1½ hour each way with a 1½ hour lunch layover at the opposite train depot. Operating weekend excursions year-round and special events throughout the year.