Museum Support

This museum has been built entirely by donations from friends of the Iowa Railroad Historical Society. But we aren’t finished yet! We still need your help!  There are many ways for you to show your support of the James H. Andrew Railroad Museum!


The names of contributors of $500 or greater appear at the entrance of the museum.

We sincerely thank the following businesses and individuals for their generous support!

President Level ($15,000 +)

James H. Andrew

F. William Beckwith

Boone County, Iowa

Dean A. Briley

City of Boone

Sally Courter


A.C. and Arlene Jensen

Leonard Good Trust

Union Pacific Foundation

Vision Iowa

Superintendent Level ($10,000 to $14,999)


Dr. Merton V. Hawk Family

John Hill

Conductor Level ($5,000 to $9,999)

Boone Rotary

Boone Bank and Trust

Boone Co. Comm. Endowment

Bob Bourne

William Dolezal

David Goeppinger

Hans H. Goeppinger

Rod and Janet Olson

Engineer Level ($3,000 to $4,999)

Dr. John and Elaine Anderson

Community Bank of Boone


Moffitt’s Ford

Fenner and Evie Stevenson

John and Barb Veale

Fireman Level ($1,000 to $2,999)

Alliant Energy

Atlantic Bottling

James Andrew Grandchildren

Henry Auchstetter

Bank of the West

Jim and Mimi Bilsborrow

Boone Lions Club

Boone’s Future

Terry and Chris Branstad

Dale Burman

Robert and Cynthia Cramer

First Iowa Division NARCOA

Dr. Thomas and Martha Gleason

David Goeppinger Memorial

Fred and Laurie Greiner

June Isaacson

Paul and Nancy Jacobsen

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jester

Wayne and Norm Koos

Helen and Herman Kopitzke

Paul and Mary Lindahl

George and Mary Maybee

Dr. Richard and Misty McNally

Mene & Kuehl

Rory Murchison

Dr. John and Judy Murphy

Steven Rowe and Mary Hlavin

Tom and Sharon Sharratt

Charley Starnes

Telleen Family Fund

Richard and Janet Wold

Brakeman Level ($500 to $999)

Boone Hardware

Art and Martha Buechler

CDS Global, Inc.

Sally Courter

Philip and Barbara Deats

Dale and Doris Eschilman

Robert Fisher

Archie and Shari Gillispie

Jim and Nancy Grabau

Mark Halbmaier

Alan and Jean Johnson

J. Michael Kelly

Kiwanis Day Breakers

Michael and Pamela Kulik

James and Cynthia Leasure

Bill Lees

Anthony and Ashlea Lem

McDonald’s (Corporate)

McDonald’s of Boone

Michael J. O’Keefe

Pizza Ranch (Tip Night)

Roger Waugh

Redeker’s Furniture

Clarence and Mary Rittgers

Travis Stevenson

Dan and Chris Veeder


Naming rights are still available for various areas:

Great Hall: $200,000

Library: $125,000

Curator’s Office: $60,000

Archive Preservation Room: $50,000


These engraved bricks are available in 4″ x 8″ or 8″ x 8″ sizes. For an additional fee, 8″ x 8″ bricks can feature your business logo. Our Walk Of Honor bricks are a great way to show your support of the Iowa Railroad Historical Society, the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad, the James H. Andrew Railroad Museum & History Center, or to provide a lasting tribute for a friend or loved one. The bricks comprise the walkway at the south entrance of the James H. Andrew Railroad Museum & History Center.  To purchase, visit the “Walk Of Honor Bricks” section of our gift shop website, visit the museum, or call 1-800-626-0319.

Please show your support for the preservation of Iowa’s railroad history by making your contribution. Donations may be sent to: Iowa Railroad Historical Society, PO Box 603, Boone, Iowa 50036, or pay by credit card by calling 1-800-626-0319, Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM. Any and all contributions are greatly appreciated. The Iowa Railroad Historical Society is a non-profit 501C3 tax-exempt corporation, and as such, donations may be tax deductible.