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Train Ride Today at 1:30 PM (5/18/19)

It has turned out to be a beautiful morning. It looks like the start time for the rain has been pushed back, and we should have a nice, dry, day for a train ride. In just a few minutes, our crews will couple the engine to the train, and get ready for today’s departure. Why …

How about going for a train ride on Saturday?

We are chugging along, getting closer and closer to the weekend! Once again, our Fraser Train will be operating this coming Saturday (5/18/19), with one departure at 1:30 PM. Basic coach class adult tickets are $22, kids are only $9. That includes admission to our James H. Andrew Railroad Museum, which opens at 10 AM. …

Join us for a super Saturday!

Looking for something fun for the family to do this weekend? With mostly sunny skies and beautiful temperatures in the forecast, a scenic train ride, and a great guest scheduled to speak at the museum, we think it’s going to be a super Saturday (5/11/19) at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad. Our traditional Saturday …

Hofsommer to present “Railroaders” at the James H. Andrew Railroad Museum

National railroad author and historian Don L. Hofsommer will present a free illustrated program called “Railroaders” Saturday, May 11, 2019, at 2 pm at the James H. Andrew Railroad Museum and History Center. The museum is located at the Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad, 225 10th St., Boone, IA. Don’s program will highlight railroaders at …

Boy Scouts of America Railroading Merit Badge Trains

Our Fraser Excursion Train is getting a workout today, hauling Boy Scouts from the Boone County Fairgrounds to Fraser, and return, all as part of earning their Railroading Merit Badges. While the Fraser Train is not available to the public today, the James H. Andrew Museum and the gift shop are open, and tonight’s dinner …

Get your tickets for the all-new Wolf Lunch Train!

We are now taking reservations for our all-new Wolf Lunch Trains. These trains operate on Saturdays from Memorial Day Weekend through October 26. Select from a Pulled Pork Sandwich, Pulled Chicken Sandwich, French Dip Sandwich, or Mac and Cheese, plus two sides, dessert, and beverage for only $40 per person. These trains take the same …

2019 BOGO offer winding down

Time is running out for you to take advantage of our 2019 BOGO deal — buy one adult classic coach class ticket, get one adult classic coach class ticket free! BOGO tickets may be used on any regularly-scheduled Fraser Excursion train between May 11, 2019 and October 31, 2019. Purchase your tickets by visiting our …

Steve Glischinski to present “Iowa Railroading from the 1970s to today”

Railroad author, photographer and historian Steve Glischinski will present the free program called Iowa Railroading from the 1970s to Today. He will present Saturday, April 20th at 2 pm at the James H. Andrew Railroad Museum and History Center in Boone. The museum is located at the Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad, 225 10th St., …

B&SVRR Season Passes have arrived!

Each of Iowa’s changing seasons brings something new to see in the beautiful Des Moines River Valley. With the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad’s new season passes, you can ride the train multiple times throughout the year, taking in the sights of the ever-changing river valley. Season passes are available for single adults or for …