PO Box 889, 10 Asotin Avenue, Toppenish Washington 98948
509-575-4859 Toll Free: 509-865-1911 Fax 509-877-2996
The railroad, operated by Northern Pacific Railway Museum
Association volunteers, is a short line freight carrier providing service to the western end of the lower Yakima Valley through Harrah to White Swan. The line ends seven miles short of historic Fort Simcoe, which played a major role in the settlement of the Yakima Valley.
Freight operation expanded in March 2002, when the railroad was reorganized into a fully owned, for profit subsidiary of the Yakima Valley Rail & Steam Museum Association. The TSWR is currently operated trains serving Yakama Forest Products, Yakima County, and others.
Passenger excursions on this historic line, completed in 1916, provide passengers with a view of a variety of agricultural activities, native animal life, and a breathtaking view of Mount Adams. School charters are also available.
Experiences of all kinds await the enthusiasts of Trains.
Other Transportation nearby:
(Toppenish) The Toppenish, Simcoe & Western Railroad
(Rimrock) Tieton State Airport
(Yakima) Yakima Air Terminal Airport
(Yakima) Yakima Electric Railway Museum
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12/02 Coming to The Toppenish area
Apple Blossom Festival Wenatchee WA April1-May5 A delicious part of the Apple Blossom Festival is the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival Food Fair.
Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest Leavenworth WA May16-19 Learn about the wide variety of migratory birds that come here for a brief, but important part of their year: the breeding season. Hear the songs sung only during the breeding season.
Columbia Gorge Wine and Pear Fest Hood River OR May18-19 Start off the weekend with friends and fun featuring Columbia Gorge wineries and eateries. Highlights include entertainment, live music, wine tasting, great food, fruit exhibits with samples, and local artisans.
Gorge Blues and Brews Festival Stevenson WA June21-22 Fine collection of local craft brews and local wines, a multitude of phenomenal foods, and great blues music, while benefiting local charities in the Columbia Gorge.
Bellevue Strawberry Festival Bellevue WA June22-23 Entertainment, an auto show, vendors, food, and family fun are all highly visible parts of the festivities.
Columbia Gorge Bluegrass Festival Stevenson WA June25-28 Amazing talent, workshops, instrument contests and raffle, fine craft and food vendors, a merry beer garden, and nightly dances.