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Both trains take visitors on an hour-long, 11-mile round trip ride. Passengers catch views of the native wildflowers that cover the hillsides and fields. The views change weekly and Museum docents are on board topoint out whatever happens to be blooming along the way such as poppies, goldfields, brass buttons, butter and eggs, clover, and sheep's sorrel.
Visitors can also tour the Rail Car Display House and the Exhibit Hall, picnic inthe Museum's spacious park, and shop in the Museum Store. Parking is free.
Now in its 13th year, the Scenic Limited will run on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays in April at 11am, 12:30pm, and 2pm. First Class passengers ride in the 1914 Salt Lake and Utah Railway observation parlor car, enjoying cookies and lemonade served by uniformed attendants. Coach passengers ride in a car that spent its working life on the same rail line the Museum now owns and preserves: the Sacramento Northern #1005.
The Vintage Comet uses the same historic train equipment as the Scenic Limited but departs Saturdays at 4:00pm to take advantage of the beautifullate-afternoon light. Adult passengers learn about, and sample excellent local wines provided by the Suisun Valley Wine Co-Op. Each Saturday features different wine from Co-Op members.
A portion of the ticket price from the Vintage Comet benefits the Solano Midnight Sun Foundation, which provides temporary financial assistance to women with breast cancer who need help paying basic living expenses during their treatments.
All the Way Out Geary: SF Municipal Railway Electric Line to Playland & Bay Area Electric Railways’ Maritime Connection
Saturday, April 26, 2pm – 3:30pm
Volunteer John Harder presents not one but TWO different photo tours with narration. All the Way Out Geary shows the B line, one of the busiest lines in San Francisco up until 1956. The Maritime Connection examines the vast ferry fleet that served the Southern Pacific, Northwestern Pacific, Key System, Sacramento Northern, and Napa Valley Route on San Francisco, San Pablo, and Suisun Bays.
Saturday, April 26, 12:01pm - 1:30pm
Have you joined the Museum in the past year? Then this event is for you! Get a behind-the-scenes peak at the Museum, learn about our history, meet other members, and discover additional ways to get involved. Sign up by calling 707-374-2978 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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