Verde Canyon Railroad Clarkdale Arizona

Enjoy a 20 mile journey through 100 years of history from Clarkdale to Perkinsville. See Bald Eagles and Sinagua Indian ruins and learn the history of the Verde Canyon Railroad with this popular narrated trip.

Ride this fully restored vintage train. Opened in 1912 the railroad linked the copper smelter at Clarkdale and the copper mines at Jerome to the Santa Fe Railway.

Engine 1510 built in 1953 for the Alaska Railroad. The Bald Eagle design was painted by wildlife artist Doug Allen.

First class seating with panoramic windows.

Open air viewing cars.

The land on either side of Verde River is a riparian zone which is rare Arizona.

The Verde Canyon Railroad has a depot, railway museum, gift shop and cafe.

Caboose on the Verde Canyon Railroad.

http://verdecanyonrr.com/

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