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Wild West Express – 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM, & 2:30 PM

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Wild West Express – 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM, & 2:30 PM

May 15, 2021

Ride Time(s): 11:30 AM; 1:00 PM; 2:30 PM

May 15, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Caution: Riders will experience the sights and sounds of gunfire during the ride.

Witness the exploits of the infamous Jesse James and Younger Gang, a well-known group of 19th-century outlaws! During your trip to Seitzland and back, experience train travel as it was in the Wild West when this notorious group held up trains and passengers. The modern-day reenactors are using their skills for good, robbing the train for donations to the New Freedom Lions Club. Come out for a good time and a great cause!

The New Freedom Lions Club is a service organization that raises funds to benefit the local community since 1933. The primary fundraiser for the New Freedom Lions Club over the past 76 years has been the annual New Freedom Lions 4th of July Carnival. Project supported include: Diabetes Awareness, Leader Dog Program, ForSight Vision, Lions Beacon Lodge Camp, District Governor’s Project, Rose Fire Company, Rose Ambulance Service, Paul Smith Library in SYC, New Freedom Community Center, SYC Community Services, SYC Food Pantry, South Central York County Senior Center, New Freedom Gardeners, New Freedom Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, H. O. P. E. (Help for Oncology Problems and Emotional support), New Freedom Heritage Association, Girls Scouts, Boy Scouts, Six $1000 Scholarships to Susquehannock High School Seniors, Eye Glasses/Eye Exams to the needy, Lions Recycle for Sight Program, Susquehannock Leo Club, as well as other local charities.

Tickets: $27 Adult; $15 Child (age 3-12); $5 Toddler (in lap)

The coaches are pushed and pulled by our vintage diesel locomotive.

This excursion is 1 hour.

Tickets will be printed and available for pick up at the ticket booth on the day of the excursion.

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure.

Before you join us please reference our new protocols!

Learn about each of our coaches here.

Many thanks for the support of our 2022 season sponsors:


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.