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Since 1983, hundreds of thousands of passengers have ridden the rails of the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad, taken in the beauty of the Des Moines River Valley, and been given a glimpse into the history of Iowa's railroads.
The Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad was originally constructed in 1880 as part of the Rio Grande's San Juan Extension, which served the silver mining district of the San Juan mountains in southwestern Colorado.
Shay # 10, Built by Lima Locomotive Works of Lima OH. in March of 1928 for the Pickering Lumber Corporation's West Side Lumber Company's operations in Tuolumne, CA. The largest narrow gauge Shay built.
On FunTrainRides.com you'll find a hundred years of railroading history. Learn how Railroads changed the face of America—in New Jersey walk an early 20th Century Railroad Yard compete with a water tank or take a trip near Seattle to visit unique locomotives built for logging in the Pacific Northwest.
Enjoy special "themed" excursions like fall foliage tours, dinner trains, ghost hunting, and even a chance to operate your own "loco". Or relax and relive the golden days of railroad dining with an elegant, full-service full-course dinner on a 1920s era dinner train.
Tourist railroading is a fun and economical way to spend the day!