Sunset Hill’s Illiana Train Society is a not for profit group of G-Scale model enthusiasts from the states of Illinois and Indiana.
Society members are interested in all of aspects of large-scale model railroading.
Among the groups goals are the education of the public about Garden Railroading. That Includes modeling, construction and running of garden trains, railroadiana and American railroad history.
#1 Upper Reflection Pond and Waterfall
Planned visual elements for Sunset Hill’s Illiana Train Society
“Bull Moose Line"
Upper Reflection Pond and
4,000 gallons of water per minute will flow through a filtration pump pushing water from the Lower Mill Pond, via a hidden piping system, to the Waterfall
above the Upper Reflection Pond. From this small pond, encircled by a single
rail track, the water will splash down a series of gurgling rock falls, within a
trough of field stone, that leads down to the Lower Mill Pond.
The pond system forms the heart of the layouts design, giving the venue its visual height and depth. Indiana field stone will be used in the water features and throughout the "Bull Moose Line" railroad garden
The Sunset Hill's Illiana Train Society "Bull Moose Line" Relocation Committee: Lance Molenda, Owen Todd, George Sarver,Dave Ransom, Dave Casey, Gary Barneko Sunset Hill's Illiana Train Society - Bull Moose Line Set To Reopen May 10 Although still incomplete, after four years of development, Sunset Hill’s Illiana Train Society is ready to unveil its reconstructed “Bull Moose Line” Railway Garden to the public on May 10, 2020. Weather permitting Sunset Hill’s Illiana Train Society members will show the layout to Sunset Hill Farm visitors every weekend from May through September. Sunset Hill's Franville Township 2020 Sunset Hill's Rail Yard 2020 The overall design of the new Sunset Hill's Illiana Train Society venue is based upon the Original Model Railway Garden designed and built within three months on the Samuelsons Greenhous
Sunset Hill's Iliana Train Society Garden Railroad at Sunset Hill Farm Park 2020. The Sunset Hill’s Illiana Train Society "Bull Moose Line" is being rebuilt within Sunset Hill Farm County Park located just off the intersection of US Route 6 and 775 Meridian Road in Valparaiso Indiana. Although uncompleted after fours of rebuilding the Illiana Train Society "Bull Moose Line" is running once again. To more closely identify with their move to the Sunset Hill Farm County Park the membership of the Illiana Garden Railway Society voted to change their name to Sunset Hill's Illiana Train Society, in 2018 Sunset Hill's Illiana Train Society Relocation Committee Lance Molenda, Owen Todd, George Sarver, David Ransom, David Casey, Gary Barneko Internet quotes from members of the Relocation Committee Dave Ransom : May