Here's a chance to experience real rail rolling stock up close and personal. Reach out and touch a club car, box car, engines, cabooses, and railway post office car. Many of the cars you can actually climb aboard and see what trains are like from the inside.
Rail Car Display
Housed in the RailsWest Railroad Museum
16th Avenue and South Main Street, Council Bluffs, Iowa
The museum is currently closed for the season and will reopen May 6. Hours will be 1-4 on Thursdays and Fridays. To arrange group tours please phone or e-mail.
Historical Society of Pottawattamie County members: Free
Seniors (60 & over) and AAA Members: $6.00
Ages 6 - 12: $5.00
Ages 5 and under free
Photo above shows a steam locomotive being brought to the museum grounds. The pictures below show volunteers restoring a Rock Island caboose.