Phoenix, Arizona: Maricopa Live Steamers Mini-Railroad

The Maricopa Live Steamers Railroad Heritage Preservation Society offers free rides on dinky trains along 14 miles of track past scenes populated by Barbie dolls (at least, this is the rumor).

Adobe Mountain Railroad Park

Address:
22822 N 43rd Av, Phoenix, AZ
Directions:
Northwest of Phoenix, 43rd Ave at Pinnacle Peak Rd.
Hours:
Su 12-4:30 pm.
Admission:
Free - Donation
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Maricopa Live Steamers Mini-Railroad.

Adobe Mountain Railroad Park

Model train park with The Maricopa Live Steamers Railroad Heritage Preservation Society. Free Train rides for families in a miniature "live train" (sort of a scaled-up toy train that families can ride) on 14 miles of track throughout a staged western landscape. Various western dioramas (mostly made of old Barbie dolls) are set up along the ride. Also a model train museum. Operates on Sunday only. Great fun - the kids loved it!

[Bret Faber, 02/28/2011]

July 2018: Photo added.

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