|Eat wings, raise funds for the Iowa RR Historical Society|
Wednesday in June, when presented the ticket below, Buffalo Wild Wings
of Ames will donate 10% of pre-taxed food sales (less alcohol and
promotional discounts) to the Iowa Railroad Historical Society.
Now, you can make your hump day even better -- help the Iowa
Railroad Historical Society, AND enjoy a great meal -- just clip the
|Help "Repair the Rock"||Events Calendar 2013 |
some time, our Rock Island passenger coach has been sidelined. This is
significant not only because it limits our capacity during special
events such as our Day Out With Thomas, but it is also our only
passenger car with handicap accessibility. Without it, persons using
walkers and wheelchairs are unable to ride our train. Necessary
repairs to the car will cost upwards of $50,000.
way you can help to "Repair the Rock" is by purchasing this special
t-shirt. The shirts are available in youth sizes from small to
large, and adult sizes from small to 3X. The shirts are available
in yellow, black, white, or red, with jewel colors of clear, black,
yellow, red, or pink.
The shirts are $20 ($22 for 2X and 3X sizes)
For more information, or to order, call 1-800-626-0319. Or, click the link below to download an order form.
Download an order form (PDF File)
Mail completed order forms to:
Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad
PO Box 603
Boone, Iowa 50036
If you don't wish to buy a t-shirt, you may donate to the repair fund by clicking the button below.
|Saturday, May 25|
Our full season gets underway!
Dessert Train departs
at 12:30 PM
Basic Excursion departs at
1:30 PM and 4:00 PM
Dinner Train departs at 5:30 PM
For more information, call
Sunday, July 14
Tom Crooks Memorial
Boone, Iowa's Pufferbilly Days celebration
September 14-15 and 20-22
Day out with Thomas
Tickets available now 1-800-626-0319
October 5, 8, 9 & 12
Pumpkin Express Trains
Saturday, November 2
Motorcar Day at the B&SVRR
November 29 & 30
December 3-7, 10-14
Santa Express Trains
Tickets go on sale November 1
|Celebrating 30 Years!|
year marks the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad's 30th year of
operations. Over the next several months, we will be sharing
photographs and stories highlighting our 30 years as Iowa's Scenic
Our first year began with the signing of
the paperwork making the purchase of the line from the Chicago & North
Western Railway official. -- July, 1983.
a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization, the Iowa Railroad
Historical Society is always looking for folks who are interested in
their time, and helping to carry on our mission to preserve Iowa's
Whether you are interested in telling our
passengers the story of our line as a tour guide, selling snacks in our
snack bar, selling tickets at our ticket windows, welcoming visitors to
our museum, or becoming involved in train service as a conductor or an
engineer, volunteer opportunities are available right now!
tight-knit group of seasoned volunteers are always happy to lend a hand
to new volunteers, and to help them attain their goals.
are interested in learning more about becoming a volunteer, please call
or send us an e-mail.
& Scenic Valley Railroad & Museum, 225 10th Street, Boone, Iowa 50036
1-800-626-0319 E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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