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Fever River Railroad


category : Railroad History
For model railroad aficionados, and everyone else who ever enjoyed model trains, this model railroad is a 103' by 24' HO scale of a hypothetical railroad running from Duluth, Minnesota to St. Louis, Missouri.


Admission: Adults: $2.00; Children: $1.00
Hours: Selected weekends or by appointment
Address: 600 Fever River Place
Phone: 815-233-4410
Our Email: steph@aeroinc.;net
Wheelchair Accessible Facility

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