Garden Railway HQ

Visit Kidman Tree Farm along with other Garden Railroads around Central Iowa in the CIGRS 8th Annual Garden Railroad Tour,the fourth Saturday,in June  from 9AM- 4PM.  Only $10 Per Carload for the Entire Day! Visit  CIGRS.NET  for further info. and maps to all locations. …



Open for Trains:  

Monday-Friday 1-5PM

Saturday 9AM-2PM 

Suggest you Call for Confirmation 984-6946 to check if  We are Open other times


Visit our Gift Shoppe any time of the year and see our operating LGB Train display with 200 feet of track.See our outdoor layout around the ponds! Visit our on line Garden Railroad store at where we feature LGB, USA & AristoCraft “G” Scale Trains, Accucraft and Hartland plus all the accessories that can be operated indoors or outdoors year round. Phoenix Sound, Kadee, Split Jaws and add Massoth and QSI Sound Systems.Start with one of the many starter sets, which include a complete circle of track, engine, cars and power transformer, everything you need to take home and set up as an operating layout in a few minutes.  From there you can expand as far as your imagination can take you!

Let Us Help You Custom Design Your Outdoor Train Layout!

Many models of European and American steam, electric and modern diesel-electric engines are available.  Control options can be as simple as the basic power transformer or as elaborate as complete computer operations with your PC. LGB’s Multi-Train System makes operating up to 8 engines at once simple without complex wiring.

We have several starter sets, track and track accessories in stock at our shop and will order any LGB or USA product for you.  Check out for a complete listing of products available and additional information.

Young & old alike can enjoy model railroading. Children as young as 8 can easily put a train on the track and safely operate it. With “G” Scales large size and high quality products, you will  spend a lot more time operating and enjoying your trains unlike smaller scale trains. Also, many LGB pieces actually become collectable and can be passed on from generation to generation.