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Your Garden Railroad Headquarters! Reindeer Pass at Kidman Tree Farm!

Visit our Gift Shoppe any time of the year and see our operating Train display, featuring over 200 feet of track.See our outdoor layout around the ponds! 

Christmas Season Hours

Hours for Christmas Season:

Opening Day Friday, November 28th 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Friday-Sunday, Nov. 28-30   9AM-5PM  HORSE DRAWN WAGON RIDES  10am-4pm

First Two Mondays  Noon-7PM

Tuesday-Friday  Noon-5PM

Saturday-Sunday 9:00AM-5:00PM

Open Thru December 21, 2014

As of Monday, Jan. 5th:

Mon-Friday Noon-5

Sat. 9-2

Sunday Closed

We feature LGB, USA Trains, AristoCraft G Scale Trains, Accucraft and Hartland plus all the accessories that can be operated indoors or outdoors year round, full length track kits, Phoenix Sound, Kadee Couplers, Split Jaw and more. We also carry the latest in train controllers for ease of use and total control of garden railroading.

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 Model 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 our store 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 Scale 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 collectible and can be passed on from generation to generation.

Visit Kidman Tree Farm for more information about our business and garden railroading events in the local Des Moines, IA area.

We understand g scale because we build all our garden railroad layouts - let us know how we can help you design the perfect model train collection!
We offer gift certificates for the model railroader in your family or choose one of our train sets. You can find more of our Bachmann Train sets, including Li'l Big Haulers, by going to the Train Starter Sets section.