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Ma & Pa Railroad Preservation Society

  • 1258 Muddy Creek Forks Rd
  • Airville, PA 17302
  • Ph: 717-927-9565
  • Details

    Journey in time to 1915 when Muddy Creek Forks was a thriving community centered on the Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad. Take a 40 minute motorcar train ride through the scenic Muddy Creek Valley. Visit with costumed docents in the A.M. Grove store, railroad station, Post Office, Muddy Creek Forks Roller Mills, and grain elevator. The Village of Muddy Creek Forks is a Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places, and the Ma & Pa was among the most famous shortline railroads in the U.S.

    • Friday: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • Saturday: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

    About the Tour:

    • Tour Length: Allow 1 ½ hour minimum
    • Guided Tour: No (Visitors interact with costumed docents)
    • Public Restrooms: Handicap accessible portable toilet
    • Handicap Accessible: First floor of General Store only; Mill and train with assistance.
    • Cameras Permitted: Yes
    • Minimum Age Requirement: No. Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Retail/Factory Store on-site: Gift Shop
    • Admission Charge: $7 Adults, $5 Children (includes the train ride)
    • Conditions/Restrictions: Train ride through the Muddy Creek Valley lasts approximately 45 minutes and runs hourly at quarter after the hour.
    • Motorcoaches: Yes, advanced reservations required. Maximum 80 visitors in a single group. Friday or Saturday arriving 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Allow 2 hour minimum.
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    • Sunday Hours: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
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