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Silver Spring B&O Railroad Station Open House
December 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pmFree
S.S. B&O RAILROAD STATION OPEN HOUSE 12/1/18, Saturday, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Free!
8100 Ga. Ave. at Sligo
Jump Start Holiday Joy! Enjoy Crafts-Making! Real Train Spotting, Toy Train Play Set, “N” Trackers Modular RR Display–at eye level for the little ones! Permanent Model Train Display, Kid’s Toy Engine to Ride, Videos, Refreshments. For All Ages!
“Mr. Fred [Schirrmacher] says, “It’s designed to make children smile; that’s what it’s for”: A model railroad display constructed by the former Silver Spring Model Railroad Society made its grand debut returning 2011 to its hometown roughly 20 years after its creation. Display features miniature people, tunnels, bridges, mountains, a haunted house, and tiny trains that chug around the clover-loop track. Model was built originally for a 1989 holiday showcase at National Geographic’s Exhibitors’ Hall, then resided at Gaithersburg Community Museum for 17 years, then headed on to our SS B&O RR Station! Enjoy: http://www.gazette.net/stories/03232011/silvnew211215_32533.php
By Jeannete Der Bedrosian, Gazette Staff Reporter, March 2011! Leah L. Jones, Gazette Photographer; Sponsored by https://www.montgomerypreservation.org