This Weekend Experience The Scariest Ride Of Your Life On Freeport’s 36 Ton “Train of Terror”

Freeport, Illinois — Nothing says fear, fright, fun and fall in Freeport like a ride on a 36 ton 1912 Heisler “train of terror” steam locomotive that takes you through a frightful October journey of a lifetime.

The train of terror embarks upon a surreal realm haunted by ghosts, ghouls, vampires, zombies and other pillars of the un-dead community. Through the years, many terrors have been visited upon the passengers of this train.

Is your nightmare an insane killer with a bloody machete and flaming torch? Perhaps it’s a ghost ship whose pirate crew barrages you with cannon fire. Maybe it’s imprisoned lost souls laboring away in an eternity of despair. All these have been seen in past years.

What does this year hold for the unwary traveler? Ride the train and find out… if you dare.

1912 Heisler Steam Locomotive

Ride the Train of Terror

The train of terror departs from the Silver Creek Depot hourly from 6:00 pm through 10:00 pm. Consult the schedule below for dates and fares. First run of Train of Terror is Saturday night, October 7, 2017. 6pm to 10pm

2017 Schedule
Date Steam
Train of
Museum Cooper
Oct 7 ST TT M Homemade Soups at Museum
Train of Terror
Oct 8 ST M Homemade Soups at Museum
Oct 14 TT Train of Terror
Oct 21 ST TT M Fall Harvest Demonstration
Chili, Sauerkraut & Brats at Museum
Train of Terror
Oct 22 ST M Fall Harvest Demonstration
Chili, Sauerkraut & Brats at Museum
Railroad Fares
Adults ---------------- $8.00
Children Under 12 ----- $2.00
Cab Ride ------------- $20.00
Train of Terror ------- $8.00
Museum Admission
Adults ---------------- $4.00
Children Under 12 ----- Free
Show Admission
Adults ---------------- $6.00
Children Under 12 ----- $3.00
Season Pass ---------- $15.00

Steam train departs at 11am, Noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm.

Train of terror departs at 6:00 pm, 7:00 pm, 8:00 pm, 9:00 pm and 10:00 p.m..

Silver Creek and Stephenson Railroad
2954 S. Walnut
Freeport, Il

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