Iowa Railroad History

  • Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad

    Hop aboard the tourist line railroad, which travels 15 miles (dinner and dessert trains travel 22 miles)

  • Trainland USA

    Operating toy train museum depicts the development of the railroad across the United States. Frontier, steam and diesel eras are represented, with approximately 60

  • Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Depot

    Visit this renovated 1898 brick depot listed on the National Register of Historic Places

  • Grafton Heritage Depot

    Restored 125-year-old Milwaukee Road depot includes authentically furnished waiting room, depot agent's office and freight room. Upstairs houses local memorabilia. Listed on

  • Illinois Central Railroad Depot

    This 1892 depot is filled with railroad items and houses the Buchanan County Tourism Visitors Center. See a 1924 steam locomotive and 1928

  • Hitchcock House

    Restored station on the Underground Railroad, featuring special exhibits, country music events. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

  • Vinton Railroad Depot

    The "county seat" style brick and limestone depot was built in 1900 by the Burlington, Cedar Rapids &