Experience the ride of your life!
Locomotive cab rides are available between Elbe Depot and the museum in Mineral on most train excursions. Ride alongside the engineer and fireman of a vintage steam or diesel locomotive on board a scheduled excursion through the forests and foothills of Mt. Rainier. A one-way cab ride from Elbe to Mineral or from Mineral to Elbe lasts approximately 30-35 minutes. A Standard or First Class seat ticket is required in advance to complete the round-trip experience. Round-trip cab rides are available with no seat ticket purchase necessary. Please arrive at Elbe Depot 45 minutes prior to the train’s departure. Contact [email protected] or call 360-492-6000 for date and time availability at least 48 hours before your requested departure.
One-way cab rides can be purchased in addition to a Standard or First Class train ticket for $125. Two-way cab rides are available on select dates for $200 and do not require the purchase of a Standard or First Class train ticket. Must be 18 or older to ride. Complete the Locomotive Train Ride Waiver (below) and contact [email protected] to make your reservation! Willamette #2 – maximum 2 riders Hammond #17 – maximum 1 rider Polson #70 – maximum 2 riders