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Fall Foliage on the Glen Rock Railroad Experience with No. 17 and J.W. Gitt

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Fall Foliage on the Glen Rock Railroad Experience with No. 17 and J.W. Gitt

Oct 19, 2017

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October 19, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Enjoy the colors of the fall aboard the York 17 on this one hour round trip to Glen Rock, PA.  The fall is a beautiful time of the year to enjoy the York County Rail Trail. This trail was voted the number one rail trail in Pennsylvania. We are so lucky to be able to share this ride with our guests.

Josiah Gitt was a dry goods merchant from Hanover, Pennsylvania who owned a farm in York County. He, along with other farmers throughout the region suffered greatly in June 1863 as passing soldiers took animals and other supplies from the surrounding countryside. Gitt and others later sued the federal government for the damages done to their properties. Hear his stories about life during these challenging times while riding on the Northern Central Railway.

Gitt will be on the 11:30am and 1:00pm rides only.

The 4:00pm is a special late afternoon ride.  On this ride,  you will experience the colors of the fall aboard the York 17 on this one hour round trip to Glen Rock, PA during the late hours of the afternoon.  Our narrator will talk about the town and villages along the way and the history they have.

All rides are from the steam engine.

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COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols:

Please reschedule your excursion if you recently tested positive for COVID-19, have been exposed, or are exhibiting symptoms.

Hand sanitizing stations are available at the ticket area, in the gift shop, and in restrooms.

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