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1880 Train Listed as one of America's Greatest Train Rides

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Sunday, March 28th, 2010 – Parade Magazine, a staple in Sunday newspapers across the country, featured train travel in its last edition. In the article, the Black Hills Central Railroad Co., also known as the 1880 Train, was listed along with eight other well known railroads as an ‘Unforgettable Day Trip by Rail’. See for the full article.

About 1880 TRAIN

The 1880 Train will open for the summer season May 3rd, 2010. The two hour narrated and scenic round trip operates between the towns of Hill City and Keystone, South Dakota. Passengers will experience views of Harney Peak and Elkhorn Mountain, along with Black Hills wildlife and history.

Departures are available seven days a week through October 10th, 2010. The train is the perfect option not only for families and small parties, but also for special occasions such as weddings, receptions, conferences, business meetings, company tours, or other social activities. Group rates are available for 20 or more paying guests.

The 1880 Train offers many special events May through December. The next special event, The Mother’s Day Express, featuring champagne and cupcakes, will take place May 9th, 2010. Visit to find out more about ‘an adventure she’ll never forget’!

Reservations are recommended for all departures. Visit us online at, or call 605-574-2222.




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