Rison, Arkansas: Elegant Railroad Car in the Woods

The custom-built 1905 railroad car was the private conveyance of the president of the Cotton Belt Railroad line. Open for tours by appointment.
Pumpkin Hill Rd, Rison, AR
From downtown Rison drive southeast on Main St./Hwy 35 for a little over two miles. Turn left onto Hwy 114. Drive a half-mile. Turn left onto Calvin Rawl's Rd (a dirt road). Drive a half-mile. Turn left onto Pumpkin Hill Rd (another dirt road). Drive a quarter-mile. You'll see the railroad car on the right, in the trees.
By appt. (Call to verify)
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The Traveler: Opulent Railroad Car

The Traveler is a fully-restored private railroad car that once belonged to the president of the Cotton Belt Railroad line.

[Timothy Lee, 12/22/2015]

Built in 1905, it's been sitting in the woods since 1960. But it's been maintained in excellent shape, and its elegant interior is open for tours by appointment.

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