Model Train Show

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Name: Model Train Show
Date: March 11, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
Event Description:
MODEL TRAIN SHOW MARCH 11TH CEDARBURG, WI METRO Model Railroad Club’s 23rd annual railroad show and swap meet on Sunday, March 11th at Circle B Recreation on Highway 60 in Cedarburg will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Show Chairman Jim Bartelt said the club is constantly striving to make the show fresh and to show the public the interesting things that are happening in the world of model trains. METRO will be bringing back its own HO layout that has twice been judged best in the nation at the National Train Show. One of the most highly detailed layouts ever built and now freshened up after many years of display, it has many animations and numerous (and humorous) details designed to delight children of all ages. The Lakeshore O-Scale Railroaders will again be bringing a Lionel layout to the show and permitting anyone to run the trains. Kids can also fire missiles from train cars, unload barrels and milk cans, and enjoy seeing in small scale some of their favorite movie and TV characters. The Kettle Moraine Ballast Scorchers club of West Bend, WI will bring their popular N scale layout. It features various scenes of small town America with large numbers of vehicles and various eye catching scenes such as a train derailment, a train watching park, and interesting industries served by railroads. Other returnees include Jeff Young will be bringing his highly detailed American Flyer S Scale layout. There are several different scenes throughout the layout including a junk yard, campground complete with tents and camping trailers, a pond, people fishing and canoeing, a prison chain gang working on a road, pumpkin patch, and much more. The WIZ KidZ, who will be bringing Z scale trains. These are models so small that a layout can be built in a cigar box. The West Bend, Jackson and Southern will showing examples of #1 scale trains that they build in West Bend, WI, which are trains large enough to actually ride on and will be giving train rides to the kids indoors. In addition, more than 50 tables of dealers and swappers will be on hand to buy, sell and trade model railroad equipment, both new and used. The many club members and dealers on hand will be able to help modelers young and old with layout design, problem solving, and scenic hints. Membership in all of the clubs showing is open; attendees can talk to club members at the show for membership details. METRO can also be found on the web at www.metrorrclub.org. Admission is by a $3 donation for adults; as always, children under 12 are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Sponsors of this year’s show include Dr. Daniel Witkowski DDS Gentle Family Dentistry and Tires Unlimited Automotive Services. For more info contact: James Bartelt Show Chairman 262-284-5876 jimbartelt@gmail.com www.metrorrclub.org
Location:
Circle B Recreation on Highway 60 in Cedarburg
Date/Time Information:
Sunday, March 11th 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Contact Information:
James Bartelt Show Chairman 262-284-5876 jimbartelt@gmail.com
Fees/Admission:
Admission is by a $3 donation for adults; as always, children under 12 are admitted free when accompanied by an adult
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