Lagoon's Wild Kingdom Train - Farmington, Utah
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lord Mot
N 40° 59.055 W 111° 53.629
12T E 424810 N 4537393
Quick Description: Located on the Lagoon Amusement Park's South Midway
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 5/16/2011 1:46:31 PM
Waymark Code: WMBFTT
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7
Views: 4

Long Description:
Opened in 1967 as Animaland Train, the Wild Kingdom Train continues the memory of Lagoon being a stop on the old Bamberger Train line.

The steam train travels with guests around the lagoon and through Lagoon's Animal Kingdom treating them to spectacular views and glimpses of exotic animals. With animals like Siberian tigers, a golden eagle, zebras, camels, and African lions, the Wild Kingdom Train gives an experience unlike most amusement park train rides.

In the 1970s and 1980s, Lagoon operated the Wild Kingdom Train. One locomotive (Houston) was painted black and trailed orange cars, and the other trainset (locomotive included) was painted green.

Two trains circle the half mile track at a time.
Gauge of railway: 24

Engine Type: Live Steam

Miniature Railroads Web Page: [Web Link]

Public Availability: Seasonal

Ride Fee: Yes

If Yes: $43.95 Single Day Passport

Entrance Fee: Yes

If There is an Additional Fee: none

Visit Instructions:

Provide a picture of something with the train or related to the train. Possible photos include the train itself at any location along the route, a picture of the scenery with part of the train in view, the kids borrowing the engineer’s hat or of a family member with one of the miniature r.r. crossing signs. Show us you had a good time visiting the train. If the train isn't running when you visit get a photo of one of the miniature railway related items that can be found in locations like this

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