Our train, is a traveling history museum with passenger cars that are 96 years old. Stepping back in time, we want you to make some memories as we travel along the tracks.  The Iron Mountain is the only train we know of that is run entirely by trained volunteers. Every person you meet is a person who volunteers their personal time to make sure we share a part of history with you. We want our passengers to have a good time, and we work very hard to make that happen. There are lots of activities going on during our excursions. Train robberies, treasure hunts, music, dinosaurs---you just never know who will show up for the ride.  But we guarantee it won't be ordinary. 



Be a part of Railroad History!

Since we are a volunteer railway, we are always looking for fun things to do to help preserve the history of the tracks. We came up with a way to let you be a part of it too! You can help us by donating $20 to the railway,and we will put a new railroad tie into service on our rail line. Then we will honor you by painting your name on the tie. Once we put your tie in the tracks we will send you a photo. Come on buy a tie! It's only a $20 donations & you will be a part of history. 

Ask about this when you arrive to the Depot or by phone.

Whistle Stop Depot

While you are waiting for the train, come in and enjoy the gift shop, snacks, and sweet treats available on Saturdays and during Depot events. 

 Root beer Floats, sodas, water, candy, cupcakes, and boxed lunches!

Try our Big Caboose Ice Cream Float!

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Saturday 1pm Train Rides

Adults $17

Kids (2-12) $10

Infants (Under 2) FREE


Murder Mystery Dinner Trains

$45 Per Person

Includes Dinner

Wine Tasting & Purchases Available


Chuck Wagon Dinner Trains

Adults $36

Kids $28

Includes Dinner of

Hamburgers, Cowboy Beans, Corn on the cob, coleslaw, watermelon and s'mores.




Adults $20

Kids (2-12) $15

Infants (Under 2) Free

Important Information

Reservations can be made for all events below, except the Santa Express. On the day of your reservation, please check in at the Depot 30 minutes to 1 hour before departure. 
Murder Mysteries include a local wine tasting & purchase options. 
Alcohol is only allowed on evening special events. Check with reservations to confirm.    

Santa Express Train Tickets are on sale in January. Get your tickets while they last. Please keep in mind that we do sell out every year. 


Enjoy the most magical time on our Christmas train. Filled with fun, enjoy the antics on the Iron Mountain as our Christmas special guests attempt to land Santa on our moving train. If we are successful, you will get to visit with him too! Games, songs, fun, and Christmas magic fill this train to the brim. Come with us on this amazing ride. Please note, these tickets will sell out by May.


Reservations can be made by phone only & pay at the time of reservations. You will get your tickets by mail. They are mailed on the Friday following you reservation request.
Call 573-243-1688 today. 

We have special Packages for "Join the Iron Mountain James Gang for a day"  and Cab rides. Please add these in your comments of your reservation.  

Reservations Events & Shows

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