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S.S. B&O Railroad Station Open House
December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pmFree
Bring your child and your inner child! At kids’ eye level, “ride” the Model T-Trak Trains as they interweave and whip pass each other with vitality through the landscapes, forests, towns, coursing by farm houses, warehouses, fire houses, churches, roadhouse restaurants, gasoline stations, junk yards, miniature persons & more! These Trains are purposeful, bringing joy to the beholders, and the Model T-Trak Train Magicians who bring them to you! On Board! Photo Courtesy MPI.
Also: Real Train Spotting, Toy Train Play Set, Permanent Model Train Display, Kid’s Toy Engine to Ride, Videos, including “Next Stop Silver Spring,” Gift Shop, Refreshments. View glowing B&O R.R. Drumhead Medallion.
Experience 1945 when Station was built on its Victorian moorings. See President Harry Truman & Wife Bess on B&O R.R. Train Bidding Farewell to S.S. in 1953; pose next to Truman cut-out figure. Enjoy Station Agent Bob Davis’s R.R. Photos displayed, commencing when Davis took photos with his Brownie Camera in the 1940s.
Co-Hosted by Montgomery Preservation & Silver Spring Historical Society.