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                                 Sunset Hill's Illiana Train Society 

I T S the "Bull Moose Line"
To more closely identify with their move to the Sunset Hill Farm County Park the membership of Samulsons Illiana Garden Train Society voted to change their name to "Sunset Hill's Illiana Train Society."
Here is the official ballot tally for the Society name change to Sunset Hill’s Illiana Train Society.
Number of member ballots received after the 12:00 noon cut off time on February 14, 2018
and Society members solicited who did not respond = Thirteen (13) Number of Ballots received before the 12:00 noon cut off time on February 14, 2018 = Seven (7) Number of ballots with “Yes” votes received for the name change = Seven (7) “Approved” Number of ballots with “No” votes received = Zero (0) “Not Approved” The “Yes” vote majority passed the name change, 7 to 0, 100% of the votes submitted. By a vote of 7 to 0 the name change to “Sunset Hill’s Illiana Train Society” was approve…
Sunset Hill's Illiana Train Society - Train Garden Progress

Two Years and Counting...

Unlike typical railroad G-scale modelers who construct their layout from the ground up, 
Sunset Hill’s Illiana Train Society's Relocation Committee 
is collecting $52,000.00 in donations to employ outside contractors to build the 
“Bull Moose Line”

Sunset Hill's Illiana Train Society Relocation Committee
Lance Molenda, Owen Todd, George Sarver, David Ransom, David Casey, Gary Barneko

 Porter County Park District has provided assistance to build the railroad garden  when equipment and staff were  available

Subcontractors in the process of building the I T S Train Garden retaining wall for the "Bull Moose Line"
on the ground above the old septic field

Final exterior touches to the prefab shed were made by Amish craftsmen
 after delivery to the site.

This she shed takes the place of the branch line train station that was originally envisioned by the group.

Send donations to:

Valparaiso, IN 6…