Texas State Railroad in the Fall


These historic towns are gems in East Texas that you must see. Palestine (pronounced Palesteeen) will be our base of

operations where we will explore its famous downtown including Braly's Ace Hardware (housed in a 1911 elementary school)

the Sacred Heart catholic church, and the famous Ox Bow and Eilenberger's Bakery for delicious treats.

We board the famous Texas State Railroad for a round trip to Rusk including lunch and a visit to the museum before

returning to Palestine.


8:00 am - Board the Joye Mobile

10:00 am - arrive in Palestine for historic talk by docent

11:30 - Board train for tour to Rusk, eat lunch on the train.

3:30 - Return to Palestine

4:00 - Time to explore the town and the musuem

6:00 - Return to Huntsville

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tour Bus Included!

For your special occasions - 12 passenger, limo seating, party van with a dance pole! Cooler with cold water.


Per Ticket

Tour Start Date

October 20, 2023

Tour End Date

October 20, 2023

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Tour Type

One Day Tours

How Many Days

Tour Location

Palestine, Tx.

Bus Seating

8-12 People Total

Seats Available


June 9th, 1:00 PM

Monday, February 22nd

June 9th, 2:00 PM

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