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  • Which Car Should I Ride?

    Date Posted: Monday Mar 16, 2015

    Read descriptions of our vintage rail cars and what makes each one unique! more...

  • Subscribe to our email list!

    Date Posted: Wednesday Jul 1, 2015

    Subscribe to our email list and keep up to date on upcoming events and announcements!  Click here to subscribe!


  • Happy Birthday!

    Date Posted: Thursday Oct 1, 2015

    Want a unique birthday party experience? Have a train themed birthday party with us in a real train car!


  • Birmingham Fun & Family Discount!

    Date Posted: Thursday Feb 16, 2017

    March 25th! Bring your family for a day of fun and save some money! Birmingham Fun and Family Magazine's BFF Club Event offers the first 100 riders tickets for $6 (Regularly priced at $14 for adults and $10 for children.)




  • Hop Aboard the Cottontail Express!

    Hop aboard the Cottontail Express April 8, 9, 15!

  • The Art of the Locomotive Book Signing

    The oldest surviving example of a turbocharged diesel locomotive has been cosmetically restored! more...

  • Learn about our 120-seat, commuter coach, "The Long Island". Built for the Long Island Railroad! Learn More!

  • EMD-8 No 2022 fresh from paintshop

    EMD-8 #2022 is fresh from the paint shop and ready to provide motive power for the C & S Railroad. Learn More…

  • Woodward #38

    Woodward #38 was built for the Battson-Hatten Lumber Co. in MS.
    Later purchased by the Woodward Iron Co.. More...

Day Out With Thomas™

Day Out With Thomas™

All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine™ is set to roll into the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum for Day Out With Thomas™ on May 12-14, 20-21, 2017! Take a ride with everybody’s favorite #1 engine, Thomas the Tank Engine, and enjoy Thomas-themed activities at the Imagination Station, including temporary tattoos and hands-on arts and crafts. Have your photo taken with Sir Topham Hatt and enjoy Storytelling, Inflatable Bounce House, Carpet Golf, Bubble Station, Sandbox, Railroad Signal Yard, and Live Music!

Advance purchase recommended!

Click Here to purchase tickets online or call 866.468.7630

Cottontail Express

Ride the Cottontail Express!

Hop aboard the Cottontail Express for a ride to Peter Cottontail's meadow! Join in the fun at the meadow as we hunt for Easter eggs. A bounce house, temporary tattoos, coloring station, and a sandbox provide lots of family fun. Bring your camera to take photos with Peter Cottontail!

Tickets on sale now! Click Here For More Information!