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Historical Rail Rides !

The Marshall County Railroad Historical Society is a 501 (C)(3) not for profit corporation that owns and operates the Central Branch Railroad along 11.98 miles of track in Marshall County.

Ride Options

Waterville west to Somewhere (40 min)
Waterville east to the Big Blue River (2hrs)
Waterville to Blue Rapids (40 min)
Blue Rapids east to the Big Blue River (40 min)

The CBRR runs April-October. Rides can be scheduled on the 2nd and 4th weekeds of each month.
Click on the "EVENTS" link for information on scheduled rides for the public. Click on the "RAIL RIDES" link for more information or to schedule a ride.

Membership applications are now available! Click "Membership" to the right of the page to go to the application as well as pricing.

We have a fine selection of photo slide shows showing our train rides and building of a model locomotive. See them at "Photos" and "Projects" on the navigation bar to the left.