Historical Society of

Pottawattamie County

County Seat Council Bluffs, Iowa

     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

Located on the grounds of the RailsWest Railroad Museum

16th Avenue and South Main Street, Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Hours: Saturdays 11-4, Sundays 1-4.


Historical Society of Pottawattamie County members:  Free

Non-members: The Rail Car display is included in paid admission to the RailsWest Museum.

Contact us...

(712) 323-2509


Photo above shows a steam locomotive being brought to the museum grounds.  The pictures below show volunteers restoring a Rock Island caboose.

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