The Colebrookdale Railroad offers a magical journey into lands known only to the white-tailed deer and great blue heron who call them home. Connecting Pottstown and Boyertown, this Civil War-era relic invites passengers to explore for themselves a mythical Secret Valley, once the province of pioneers and patriots, now forgotten in time.
Their stories can be heard in the soft winds whispering through the tall trees and towering trestles of the Colebrookdale Railroad – a magical, forgotten railway to the heart of this Secret Valley. The “Secret Valley Line” is your ticket to a place and time when iron rails connected a divided people and the heart of the nation pulsed with the potent energy of the steam locomotive.
Completed by soldiers home from the Civil War just four months after the Transcontinental Railroad united the East and West, the Colebrookdale is a record of epic engineering and heroic human drama. Eight-point-six miles long and a century-and-a-half back in time, the Secret Valley Line beckons you to experience for yourself the unexpected treasures of Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Whether you are looking for something magical to do with your children, a wonderful afternoon to explore, or a great date idea, the Colebrookdale Railroad is not to be missed. It’s a ride on the rails that you will want to take again and again.