Halloween Storytelling Train


The Halloween Storytelling train is an annual event held by the Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie.  It is generally held the last two weekends (Saturday and Sunday) prior to Halloween.  The event lasts two hours.  The train stops in 3 places – the Snoqualmie Depot, The North Bend Depot, and the Train Shed at 9320 Stone Quarry Rd Snoqualmie.  You may begin the trip at any of the three locations at the times specified on the Northwest Railway Museum’s website.  Tickets may be purchased online there as well.

Halloween Storytelling Train

Cider Pressing Demonstration Halloween Train
Cider Pressing Demonstration Halloween Train

The train starts at the Snoqualmie Depot, runs to North Bend depot, and then the Train Shed.  Before returning to the Snoqualmie Depot, the train makes a stop at Snoqualmie Falls.  Children in costume will receive a small prize.

At the train shed, you disembark for halloween storytelling, cider press demonstrations, and hot cider tasting.  Children may play at the train tables with the wooden railway system. 


The train is accessible at 3 locations: Snoqualmie Depot, North Bend Depot, and the Train Shed.

Snoqualmie Depot

The Snoqualmie Depot is open 7 days a week 10AM to 5PM.  It’s only closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day.  It was in active service until 1970.

North Bend Depot

The North Bend Railroad Depot includes a ticket office, meeting rooms, and restrooms.  There is a small picnic area in back of the building.  The depot is the Eastern terminus for the Northwest Railway Museum train rides.  It’s also available to reserve for meetings, workshops, training sessions, or small weddings.

Train Shed - Railway History Campus

The Railway History Campus contains the Railway History Campus Train Shed Exhibit Hall.  There are locomotives, passenger cars, maintenance and freight cars there as well as multiple exhibits for learning the history of railroads in the development of the Snoqualmie Valley.