• Journey into northern New England by train from Boston’s North Station
  • Experience Maine’s unique two-foot gauge railroads
  • Travel by train through New Hampshire’s Mt. Washington Valley and Crawford Notch on the Conway Scenic Railway
  • Ride the world’s first cog railway to the 6,288-foot summit of Mount Washington
  • Explore the working roundhouse at Railtown 1897 State Historic Park
  • Travel by train through Altamont Pass and Niles Canyon on rails used by the original California Zephyr
  • Ride a vestige of Sierra Nevada log‍‍‍ging operated with gear-driven steam locomotives
  • Experience the world-famous San Francisco Cable Cars and learn about their history
  • Enjoy lunch aboard the acclaimed Napa Valley Wine Train
  • At the B&O Railroad Museum see unique steam locomotives used in the Alleghenies
  • Travel by train into the Alleghenies at Clifton Forge, Virginia‍‍‍
  • Ride to the top of Bald Knob, third highest peak in West Virginia
  • See the world’s largest concentration of Shay gear-driven steam locomotives
  • At Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park, learn how freight moved before trains


The Great Northern Railway

Great‍‍‍ ‍‍‍Railroad Journeys







Arizona & New Mexico

Southwestern Hospitality

Length: 7 days / 6 nights

Price: $3,395*

Length: 6 days / 5 nights

Price: $2,795*

Length: 7 days / 6 nights

Price: $3,595*

  • Arrive at East Glacier by train from Havre, Montana
  • Travel by open-top “Red Bus” to Logan Pass on the Going-to-the-Sun road
  • Visit the Museum of the Plains Indian on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation
  • ‍‍‍Travel by boat on the park’s lakes to trailheads that are inaccessible by automobile
  • Stay at historic hotels built by the railway before 1915
  • Thousand-foot cliffs form Royal Gorge, originally on D&RG’s line to Leadville
  • Black Canyon of the Gunnison, once a D&RG landmark, is now a national park
  • ‍‍‍The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad travels the canyon of the Rio de las Animas
  • ‍‍‍Cross 10,020-foot Cumbres Pass and traverse the rim of Toltec Gorge
  • Ride the Verde Canyon Railway
  • Travel by train into Grand Canyon National Park
  • Experience Southwestern‍‍‍ hospitality in hotels and restaurants established by Fred Harvey
  • Cross between New Mexico and Colorado eleven times in ruggedly beautiful country

Join Black Sheep Adventures for your next Great‍‍‍ Railroad Journey. We offer many opportunities to enjoy scenic rail and train history in many different regions of the United States and Canada including the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Rockies, and Glacier National Park. Our love of rail goes well beyond beautiful locations deep into the history of technologies including Shay gear-driven steam locomotives, the first first cog railway, and electric trolley cars.

Alleghenies Rail


A mountain powerhouse

Length: 8 days / 7 nights

Price: $3,795*

Length: 6 days / 5 nights

Price: $3,395*

Length: 8 days / 7 nights

Price: $3,495*


‍‍‍Scen‍‍‍ic Railroads in the Rockies


‍‍‍150‍‍‍ years of railroad history

New England

‍‍‍A unique perspect‍‍‍ive on the east coast

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