All aboard! 4th Annual Mother's Day Express 1880 Train - KOTA Territory News

All aboard! 4th Annual Mother's Day Express 1880 Train


Many local mothers and grandmothers celebrate their day in true Black Hills Fashion, on the 1880 Train in Hill City.

Moms were treated to baked goods, consisting of cupcakes, chocolate covered pretzels, champagne, and there was also live entertainment.

Brent Morris a Country Western Artist from Hill City walked through cars performing.

New this year the train made a 45 minute stop in Keystone to let mom do a little shopping before returning to Hill City.
 "We really enjoy it , we love having all of the families on board and love to appreciate all the mothers and get to see that they can join their family on a fun unique ride for the day," says Carly Harlan, Special Event Coordinator for the 1880 Train.

"My wonderful daughter treated me today. Every mother should get treated on a train ride," says Linda Brost.

When the Mother's Day Express began, there were only two cars full of people.

This Mother's Day, the train was sold out, with more than 300 riders in four cars.

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