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Iron Mountain Railway

Intersection of Highway 61 & 25, Jackson, MO
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Excellent time on this train

I have taken several excursions on this railway and they are all packed full of fun. The Santa... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
CWelker
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Jackson, Missouri
Fun time for adults and kids

Went on the Chocolate Express for my grandsons birthday. If you are looking for something fancy... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
Marsha W
,
Defiance, Missouri
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Intersection of Highway 61 & 25, Jackson, MO
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

I have taken several excursions on this railway and they are all packed full of fun. The Santa trains are the most amazing thing to do with your family at the holidays. Games, singing, and Christmas magic fill up this train ride. All of the...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Went on the Chocolate Express for my grandsons birthday. If you are looking for something fancy - this is not for you. But if you want a fun time you will enjoy it. The train is old and does not go fast at all. Thankfully...More

Thank Marsha W
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

We took a Friday night ride on this little train. It was really nice and fun to sit back think this is how people use to travel years ago. Staff are friendly and run this strictly on a volunteer basis every weekend. Can't wait to...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The best time! The folks that run this train are strictly volunteers so they want to be there. We took a ride and had Chili dogs for dinner and then stopped at a little village for s'mores and stories. Was the Coolest experience! We stopped...More

1  Thank Mary J
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

This was a very cool train ride. At first, we found it to be just a little dull and wondered if it was worth the 6 hour drive, but then things got exciting! We were able to go up in the engine and our daughter...More

5  Thank djohnson2173
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

We went on the 1930's ride and had a very good time. Bonnie and Clyde robbed us. All the volunteers that make this train possible are so nice and kind. We had S'mores at the little village and enjoyed the stories and history of the...More

4  Thank Marlys P
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Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Had a blast. My wife and I are going back in June for the Chuck wagon ride. The group that runs it are all volunteers and do a wonderful job.

2  Thank Earl C
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Reviewed 22 November 2015

All the staff (volunteers) were wonderful, friendly and helpful. We road on the Chocolate Train. We were served chocolate cupcakes, brownies, fudge, cake, candy, cookies and hot chocolate. We were stopped by train robbers that loved chocolate and was only taking chocolate. Looking forward to...More

2  Thank Adrenne D
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Reviewed 31 October 2015

The St. Louis Iron Mountain Railway is run solely on ticket sales and donations. All the folks that make this attraction possible are volunteers. We drove from Florida 1000 miles to take the Ghost Dinner Train on October 31st. All the people connected with this...More

3  Thank Vern O
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Reviewed 18 October 2015

This is a trip back in time. There is a lot of history that goes with this rail line. Everyone who works with the trains are volunteers, who love to explain the history of the engines, train cars and the rail lines.. The children will...More

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David K
3 October 2017|
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The Iron Mountain Railway runs weekly excursions at 1 PM on Saturdays. The track runs from Jackson to Gordonville Missouri. They also host special dinner train rides, murder mystery’s, and several other functions during the... More
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