Photos from Ponds and Garden Train Tour in ArrowCreek

Several friends checked out the Ponds and Garden Train Tour that we blogged about a couple days ago and told us how much they enjoyed it today. It was held this last weekend. Yesterday we visited the ArrowCreek homes on the tour.

Hawley MacLean has one of the longest garden railroads in Northern Nevada, the Alpine & Western Pacific Railroad. There are over 1,000 feet of track, 10 tunnels, 5 bridges, lakes, and waterfalls. The garden plants are miniature and fit right in with the scale of the train. There is a beautiful staging area for creating the trains and the train travels on tracks right through the house!

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Stu & Rose Sandidge have a 5,000-gallon oval pond surrounded by large rocks. Two streams and waterfalls are each powered by a ½ HP pump. Four large steps lead across the pond. The full, sweeping, west-to-north-to-eastern view of the valley is stunning. It is a wonderful, relaxing place hidden above ArrowCreek Parkway.

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