• 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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  • Thomas The Tank Engine arrives in September
    Thomas The Tank Engine arrives in September
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    Can you believe that we are already well into July? September will be here before we know it. And, with September comes Thomas The Tank Engine’s annual visit to the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad in Boone, Iowa. Take a 25 minute ride behind Thomas, visit the James H. Andrew Railroad Museum, take part in … Read More "Thomas The Tank Engine arrives in September"

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  • 4th of July at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad & Museum
    4th of July at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad & Museum
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    The depot, museum, and gift shop of the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad will open at 12:00 PM on Thursday, July 4th, and will close at 4:00 PM. Tickets still remain for our 1:30 PM departure. We hope that you will join us for a train ride and a visit to the museum. All of … Read More "4th of July at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad & Museum"

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