Visit us on Saturday September 13th -
For the EDWR Volunteer Open House
Peddlers and Pickers Antique Faire
Shingle Springs Depot
Take a ride on the El Dorado Western Railroad!
March 9th - November 2nd, 2014
First ride boards at 12:00PM
Last ride boards about 3:00PM
Call (530) 409-8473 for departure times
First & Third Sundays - El Dorado Station
Second & Fourth Sundays - Shingle Springs Depot
Fifth Sundays in 2013 (March 31, June 30, September 29, and December 29) are special "Long Runs" operating from Shingle Springs Depot to El Dorado Station, and returning to Shingle Springs Depot taking about 2 hours for the round trip. Special pricing will apply. Please call 530.626.8688 to make a reservation.
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Information about the rides
Rides are given on historic Gang Cars which were used by railroad inspectors, officials, workers, and others to travel the rails. The round trip takes 30 to 40 minutes, and will return you to the place you boarded.
530) 626-8688 to make a reservation.
You can buy your tickets on the day of the ride. For groups of 7 or more, we recommend
The El Dorado Station, donated by Ed and Cheryl
Hagen, sits near the tracks of the El Dorado Western
Railway in El Dorado. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins
The Shingle Springs Depot was recently restored
and is now Country Produce.
Saturday, September 13th Volunteer Open House
Would you like to help keep the El Dorado Western Railroad running? We are looking for volunteers to join our crew!
Visit the El Dorado Western Railroad booth at the Peddlers & Pickers Antique Faire * a Vintage Mercantile Event * at the Shingle Springs Depot, 4241 Mother Lode Dr. Saturday, Sept 13, 7:30AM - 4:30PM. There will also be fabulous & friendly vendors with loads of vintage/antique merchandise all quality handcrafted goods; everything repurposed. Live music, tasty food and fun. For info about the El Dorado Western Railroad, please call Mary at (530) 409-8473. For info about the Peddlers & Pickers Antique Fair, contact Renee, 530-295-9486, email@example.com given to the Click here to see a PowerPoint presentation
SPTC-JPA on February 4, 2013 on the current El Dorado
Western Railroad operations and our plans for the future.