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In the beginning … Northwest Express Railroad

Where It All Began

Our Story


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As a young boy, I often walked by the railways in southeastern Indiana dreaming about riding to faraway places. After graduating from high school, I joined the United States Air Force. This took me to the distant places I always wanted to visit. Sometimes by train, but mostly by plane. After 36 years and spending too many of them in the middle east, I retired and decided to go back to those days as a kid and help others live the dream I once had.

I hope that the joy people feel riding the Northwest Express Railroad will inspire them to see the world and have their own adventures. Like a real train, it’s a way to sit back, relax, and see things from a different perspective.

Gordon Jacobs- Founder

Contact Us

Don’t be shy! We would love for you to stop by and take a ride with us.

Give us a call at: (801) 362-5427

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