Ride on trains.

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  1. oldtanker

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    Someone said something in a post about garden trains and that somehow turned into the larger ride on ones. Anyone know what they are really called and or a source/link? I'd like to find out more about them and I do have the space.....sign1 , boy love living on the farm!


    Rick
  2. Cannonball

    Cannonball More Trains Than Brains

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    I've seen a couple threads about carnival trains. I actually had a chance to get one but it's in Iowa. I would have no way of getting it down here to MO and even if I did, I'd have no place to set it up. :(

    Where's my winning lottery ticket already? :mad:
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  3. oldtanker

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    Thanks Cannonball, I really want to look into this but can't find em on a Yahoo search. Carnival trains just brings up HO and N scale sets.

    Rick
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    where in IA? how much? can you send m the info?
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    i think the ones you ride, the rails are 9" between the rails, if thats what your talking about, i been wanting one from the time i was 5 years old.................lmao
  6. ozzy

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    ok, i been looking around, try serching for "park trains"
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    Cannonball More Trains Than Brains

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    I'll have to talk to my dad to get the specifics if you're really interested. Some friends of his from their old church had a railroad like this. The husband just passed away about a month ago and the wife is trying to get rid of some of the extra stuff. She would probably let it go for a song. I know they live somewehre over by Pleasant Grove IA. It's a little wide spot in the road between Mediapolis, Danville, Yarmoth and Mt. Pleasant.
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    Cannonball I'd be interested too.

    Rick
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    Cannonball More Trains Than Brains

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    I'll talk to my dad tomorrow and see hwat I can find out.
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    There is a company that advertises in Garden Railroading magazine but I don't have a copy for reference.
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    Thanks Jim, I'll have to check that out.

    Rick