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Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railway Depot

 

Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railway

Step back in time to an earlier age of locomotive transportation and enjoy the Excursion Train or the Dining Car.  See the 1940-era diesel locomotive in operation or view the stationary steam locomotive exhibits.

 The Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railway located in the restored historic Eureka Springs depot, in Eureka Springs Arkansas has a collection of vintage rolling stock which is one of the Ozarks' largest, and all the authentic railroad memorabilia to re-create the turn-of-the-century era. (Greg Disch)

What to Photograph:

The collection of vintage rolling stock at ES&NA is one of the Ozarks’ largest, and all the authentic railroad memorabilia is here to re-create the turn-of-the-century era and give modern visitors a taste of how it was when rail service brought the first visitors to Eureka Springs in 1883.  Between trains is a good time to see all the other exhibits, including a restored turntable, a handcar, vintage locomotives and rolling stock galore, and even an automobile outfitted to run on the rails.

Best Time for Photographers:

The ES&NA is open April through October, Tuesday through Saturday.

Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railway – Images by Greg Disch

Where it is:

The Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railroad is located in Historic Eureka Springs Arkansas, and operates  from the depot on Highway 23 North (North Main Street).

Maps:

Interactive Google Map

Use the map  + – controls to zoom in and out, click and drag the to move the map, use the Map drop-down to change to “Map”, “Satellite”, “Hybrid”, or “Terrain” views.  Drag the little man icon from the upper left corner to a map location for street level view.

Eureka Springs Map

Eureka springs map

Cost:

You can walk around on the grounds without paying an entrance fee, charges are for the excursion train rides and the dinner train.

Click here for schedule and rates

Links:

Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railway

History of the ES&NA

Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce

Eureka Springs Visitor Information

Location Contact Information:

The Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railway Company

Post Office Box 310 – 299 North Main Street
Highway 23 North – Eureka
Springs, Arkansas 72632

479-253-9623

 

Nearest City or Town:

Eureka Springs Arkansas

Facilities:

Eureka Springs has over a hundred years ofVictorian history, plus hundreds of lodging options, from cozy and romantic bed and breakfasts nestled in our Historic Loop to secluded cabins by the lake. Choose a motel close to your favorite attraction, or stay in a historic hotel close to all the downtown action. take your pick from family-friendly attractions and entertainment, shops, art galleries, day  spas, water-sports and restaurants.

 

Tips for the Photographer:

Equipment:

You do not need a great deal of equipment to photograph the historic railroad depot and trains, most things can be shot with a standard lens.  A flash will be necessary if you want to shoot inside the depot.

Photography Tips:

When photographing large items such a railroad cars and train engines, after you get the big picture, be and use a longer focal length lens and shoot the small details.  These will often be the best photos, and have a greater impact.

The Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railway located in the restored historic Eureka Springs depot, in Eureka Springs Arkansas has a collection of vintage rolling stock which is one of the Ozarks' largest, and all the authentic railroad memorabilia to re-create the turn-of-the-century era. (Greg Disch)

 


 

Weather:

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Sunrise and Moon Phase for this Photographic Destination

 

Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railway  Photo Gallery

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Greg Disch is a freelance photographer located in Fort Smith, Arkansas.  Greg specializes in nature, scenic, wildlife, and other outdoor subjects in Arkansas and other areas of the country. Greg also shoots portraits and event photography and is available for assignments.  Greg teaches photography classes and workshops in Arkansas and other locations.  Most of the images on this site are available for sale as prints, personal use, or rights managed stock photos.

 

 

 


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