The Water & Rails Tour is a unique, two-day event organized by MacLean Financial Group and Rail City Garden Center to benefit the ALS Association Nevada Chapter. This family-oriented event invites visitors to take a self-paced home tour to see some of the most impressive ponds and garden railroads in Northern Nevada. Enjoy the serenity and beauty of koi-filled ponds; delight in watching a scale model train travel 1,000 feet of track, under tunnels, over bridges, and through miniature towns; and pick up tips along the way on how to create your own spectacular pond and/or garden railroad.
Purchase your ticket today to help raise money for ALS Nevada Chapter. Children age 12 and under are free, making this tour fun for all ages!
Water gardening is becoming increasingly popular. More and more people are searching nurseries for rare aquatic plants, traveling to koi shows to purchase the best and brightest fish, building gazebos and decks to get better vantage points of their ponds, and taking photos of their water gardens as they grow and mature. Read More
Garden railroading has been a passionate hobby for more than a century, mostly in Great Britain. It was popular in the United States in the 1920s and 1930s, but by the end of World War II, its popularity died out. There has been a resurgence of interest in garden railroading as more and more American-style trains have become available. Read More
Proceeds from the event benefit the ALS Association Nevada Chapter, an independent nonprofit organization that serves ALS patients and their families in the Silver State by providing programs that offer emotional, physical, and financial assistance. Programs include home visits, medical equipment loans, counseling, support meetings, and more. Visit NV ALS Website