Thursday, November 30, 2023


RVer’s campsite railroad keeps passersby smiling

Jim Crowhurst’s garden railroad at the Thousand Trails preserve in La Conner, Washington, always puts a smile on the faces of other campers who pass by. Here’s a three-minute video tour of his layout, as told in Jim’s words. We recorded this in 2014.

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Chuck Woodbury
Chuck Woodbury
I'm the founder and publisher of I've been a writer and publisher for most of my adult life, and spent a total of at least a half-dozen years of that time traveling the USA and Canada in a motorhome.



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DAVE TELENKO (@guest_96908)
3 years ago

Thanks for sharing, very interesting hobby, but like he said it could be a LOT more expensive.
Thanks again

Wayne (@guest_96884)
3 years ago

I thought the advise common on RV forums was to avoid campgrounds that are too close trains.🙂

RV Staff
3 years ago
Reply to  Wayne

Hi, Wayne. I guess it depends on the size of the train, eh? 🙂 —Diane at

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