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Total railroad museums in IOWA: 5 Displaying 10 museums per page.
Fort Madison, Farmington & Western RR
Address: 2208 220th St., Donnellson, IOWA, 52625 USA. Tel.: 319-837-6689 Toll Free:
Find old railroad cars, locomotives, depot, enginehouse, sectionhouse filled with rare hand cars - everything once used on country railroads in the early 1900's. There are railroad artifacts, maps and photos displayed. A big Steam Crane and other equipment may be demonstrated. You can even pump a handcar. Bring the family for a 2 mile, 30 minute, full size train ride through the woods. Stroll in the authentically recreated depot to purchase your ticket from the agent, then, step aboard! You'll be transported through the countryside, up the steep grade and feel you've taken a trip back in time.
Hits: 2534 Ratings: 4.00 Votes: 7 Rate/Vote It Added: 26-Nov-2002

Midwest Electric Railway
Address: 405 E. Threshers Road, Mount Pleasant, IOWA, 52641 USA. Tel.: 319-385-8937 Toll Free:
The Midwest Electric Railway is a 100% volunteer organization on the grounds of the Midwest Old Threshers Reunion. The collection includes one of the only fully restored Chicago, Aurora and Elgin wood interurban cars. It also includes the last streetcar to run in regular service in Iowa, one of only a few Barbar cars, from the Southern Iowa Railway. The line has 6 cars total, all operational that transports passengers around the campground of the Old Threshers Reunion at the annual Labor Day weekend show.
Hits: 0 Ratings: 0 Votes: 0 Rate/Vote It Added: 5-Jan-2012

Railswest Railroad Museum
Address: 16 Ave & S Main St., Council Bluffs, IOWA, 51503 USA. Tel.: 712-323-5182 Toll Free:
The restored 1899 Rock Island Depot in Council Bluffs is known as the RailsWest Railroad Museum and HO Model Railroad. The Depot is on the National Register of Historic Places. With the museum's railcar display and the extensive model railroad this attraction is popular with all ages. Many area residents used to leave and arrive at the depot. Many area servicemen have fond memories of the station. The inside of the depot has many displays of railroad memorabilia and artifacts, plus old newspaper clippings on railroading. "Everyone loves a train".
Hits: 2334 Ratings: 1.50 Votes: 6 Rate/Vote It Added: 3-Dec-2002

The James H. Andrew Railroad Museum and History Center
Address: 225 10th St., P.O. Box 603, Boone, Iowa, IOWA, 50036 USA. Tel.: 515-432-4249 Toll Free: 1-800-626-0319
Iowa Railroad Historical Society Discover Iowa's railroad history by viewing exhibits and a large array of items used daily by workers who laid out, built, and operated Iowa's vast rail network. Relive the golden age of passenger travel by viewing railroad china, railroad drum heads and lanterns. See railroad motorcars, track inspection vehicles and velocipedes. The 9,000 square foot museum features a large railroad research library and theater where visitors can gain information on Iowa's railroads, past and present, and browse through our growing collection of rare railroad items. View an actual depot inside the museum, built by Mr. James H. Andrew himself, Iowa resident and major museum contributor.
Hits: 0 Ratings: 0 Votes: 0 Rate/Vote It Added: 12-Dec-2012

Union Pacific Railroad Museum
Address: 200 Pearl St., Council Bluffs, IOWA, 51503 USA. Tel.: 712-329-8307 Toll Free:
Railroad artifacts and interactive exhibits chronicle the history of America � from construction of the nation�s first transcontinental railroad to today�s high-tech rail transportation system. Hear the sounds of an early rail construction camp. Follow the progress of Union Pacific and Central Pacific laborers as they raced to complete the first transcontinental railroad. Step into a locomotive cab and watch America roll by. In the span of a few hours, travel more than 140 years through time at the Union Pacific Railroad Museum.
Hits: 2267 Ratings: 3.17 Votes: 6 Rate/Vote It Added: 16-Jan-2004



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