California Travel

Located in Jamestown, California, Railtown 1897 State Historic Park is home to one of America’s last intact, still-operating railroad roundhouses. Known as “The Movie Railroad,” Railtown 1897, its historic locomotives and cars have starred in hundreds of film and TV productions, including High Noon, Back to the Future 3, and Petticoat Junction.

Railtown1897 SHP
18115 5th Ave.
Jamestown, CA 95310

Open daily (April-October, 9:30a.m.-4:30p.m.; November-March, 10a.m.-3p.m.) Open Monday's. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. Excursion trains operate hourly from 11-3, on Saturdays and Sundays from April-October (with limited service in November and December). Railtown 1897 State Historic Park is operated by California State Parks with assistance from the nonprofit California State Railroad Museum Foundation.


Filmed using the iPhone 4s.

Music by Ken Lovgren


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