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Midwest Electric Railway, Mount Pleasant

#106 of 132 in Museums in Iowa
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
The Midwest Electric Railway (initialized MERA, reporting mark MERA) is a non-profit trolley operation located on the grounds of the Midwest Old Threshers Reunion in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. It is home to 10 pieces of trolley history that are regularly operated on a 2.5 mile loop surrounding the organization's campgrounds.

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  • The electric trolleys offer a unique experience you don’t get very often. The trolley rides around the grounds of the Midwest Threshers. The craftsmanship is a wonder. Notice the wood and stained.....  more »
  • Another great experience at Old Thrashers in Mt Pleasant ,Iowa it brings you back in time when the trolley was a form of transportation in the big cities. They have cars that were refurbished from...  more »
  • Midwest Electric Railway is an excellent! It is an amazing way to experience history. The trolleys and the people are amazing.
  • Great group of people!

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