1880 Train/Black Hills Central Railroad, Hill City

3.5
Ride through a scenic landscape rife with history on 1880 Train/Black Hills Central Railroad, a fully restored steam train. The railroad connects Hill City and Keystone, running through an area once famous for its gold mines and synonymous with the American frontier. If you have even the slightest passion for trains, you'll enjoy seeing the fully operational, original locomotives. Learn about the history of the area, as well as the restoration and maintenance of the trains. Remember that the joy of riding an authentic, 19th-century steam train comes with all its drawbacks, too; expect a very loud whistle, lack of restroom facilities, and soot coming in through the open windows. Put 1880 Train/Black Hills Central Railroad and other Hill City attractions into our Hill City trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • A fabulous ride on a steam train. Make sure you pay attention when booking the train ride. There is a diesel and a steam train. One round trip ride is diesel one way and steam the other.  more »
  • Anytime we can go on a steam train ride we do. We picked this one up at Hill City and returned there too. Best way to go.  more »

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