• 2019 Day Out With Thomas Continues!
    2019 Day Out With Thomas Continues!
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    Today, we kick off the second weekend of our 2019 Day Out With Thomas event.  Thomas The Tank Engine is departing from the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad’s depot (225 10th Street in Boone, Iowa) every hour on the hour until 5:00 pm this afternoon.  Tickets are still available for all of today’s trains. Tickets … Read More "2019 Day Out With Thomas Continues!"

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  • Holiday Hours
    Holiday Hours
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    The Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad’s museum, gift shop, and depot will be opening at noon today, and closing at 4 pm. Our 1:30 pm Fraser Excursion Train is operating as scheduled, with boarding beginning at approximately 1:15 pm, departure promptly at 1:30 pm. Please be at the depot by 12:30 pm to pick up … Read More "Holiday Hours"

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  • Why not take a train ride today?
    Why not take a train ride today?
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    Don’t let the clouds scare you away. The trains are running today, and everyday through October 31st at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad. Our Fraser Excursion train is departing at 1:30 pm and 4:00 pm this afternoon, and the James H. Andrew Museum and the depot gift shop are open for business. Basic coach … Read More "Why not take a train ride today?"

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  • Classic cars at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad!
    Classic cars at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad!
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    This Sunday, July 14th from 1 pm until 4 pm, stop by the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad in Boone, Iowa to check out the classic cars at the Tom Crooks Memorial Auto Show. Maybe you’d even like to show up with your own classic car. In addition to the car show, our 12:00 pm … Read More "Classic cars at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad!"

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  • Leisurely ride through the valley
    Leisurely ride through the valley
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    The Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad’s former VIA Rail (and before that Canadian National) FP9A 6540 is just a few minutes away from reaching the 156′ tall Bass Point Creek High Bridge with last Saturday’s lunch train.  The lunch train departs Saturdays at 11:00 AM for a 2+ hour journey through the Des Moines River … Read More "Leisurely ride through the valley"

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