Model Railroading Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Soldotna area woman plans to open businesses in railroad carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... described how her family went through all the stages of replica trains, from toys to wooden trains to model railroading. Eventually, her son got some real-world experience on a steam locomotive, she said. "I just was part of his journey as a little ...


  2. Donald SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Bureau County Republican

    Stay connected to us wherever you are! With bcralerts, get breaking news updates along with other area information sent to you as a text message to your wireless device or by e-mail. Keep up with what's going on in your community by reading the bcrbriefs.


  3. FeaturesRead the original story

    May 17, 2017 | Lakeland Times

    Some people seem to simply exude a passion for their careers that seems unbridled. The newly introduced Camp American Legion director Don Grundy is one of those people.


  4. Hobbyists Club inaugural meeting on June 12Read the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | Lakeland Times

    A new club is forming for scale model hobbyists interested in constructing or furnishing doll houses, building layouts for model railroads, stiching miniature needlework or creating fairy gardens. Meeting from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Hazelhurst Town Hall on the second Monday of the month, June 12, a small group of like-minded people are organizing to work on independent projects.


  5. 'Train Lady' opening her North Barrington estate to publicRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Elaine Silets, who is affectionately known as "The Train Lady," will open her extensive private North Barrington gardens for a public fundraiser at Wandering Tree Estate from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, June 16, and Saturday, June 17. Visitors will get to see her internationally famous "Gloree and Tryumfant" garden railway, which includes about 6,000 linear feet of railroad tracks, waterfalls, streams, lakes, bridges, trestles, city and country vignettes, as well as a circus. Proceeds will go to Hands of Hope, a charitable organization run by volunteers that benefits starving women and children in Africa.


  6. Events/concertsRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2017 | Lakeland Times

    The Woods and Waters Area of Narcotics Anonymous hosts the 16th annual Journey's Convention this weekend. The convention bases out of The Pointe Waterfront Resort and Hotel in Minocqua and will run through noon on Sunday, June 11. Thursday, June 8, 2017 A new club is forming for scale model hobbyists interested in constructing or furnishing doll houses, building layouts for model railroads, stiching miniature needlework or creating fairy gardens.


  7. Post-War Lionel 45N Gateman - Flea Market FindRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 |

    Day three of showing off the various treasures from the Elkhart Antique Flea Market up in Wisconsin that we scooped up during our visit in May. First there was the chandelier that Nat scored from these two sweet gentlemen . Then there was the Schlitz beer glass pitcher .


  8. DIARY: Foster HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Artforum Intl.

    LIKE MANY MARRIED MEN, Norman Foster takes enormous pride in his garage. His is brand new, an immaculate structure made of German glass and polished Japanese mirror, built behind a petite 1902 palace in Madrid that has been refurbished to house the Norman Foster Foundation, an archive and research center inaugurated on June 1st, the illustrious British architect's eighty-second birthday.


  9. Metro East Model Railroad Club hosts open houses on June 16 and 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 |

    The Metro East Model Railroad Club will hold open houses from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday and from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 16 and 17, 2017, in conjunction with the Glen Carbon 'Homecoming. The Metro East Model Railroad Club houses their trains at their club house located at 180 Summit Street in Glen Carbon, Illinois .


  10. Murder mystery train to be part of Watertown music festivalThe...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Lebanon Democrat

    The Tennessee Central Railway Museum's Murder Mystery Excursion Train will be part of the annual Watertown Music and Arts Festival on July 8. On the train, which travels from Nashville to Watertown and back, passengers will take part in a progressive murder mystery play performed in each car. Once in Watertown, passengers will head over to the public square to enjoy the festival.


  11. Show-Me-St-Louis 57 mins ago 1:01 p.m.The Iron Spike Model Train...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    Trains are part of American history and there's a place in Washington, Missouri trying to preserve that history through model railroads. Photojournalist Randy Schwentker has this story.


  12. And the Grandfather of the Year Award Goes toaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2017 | Hack a day

    Hacker dads often have great plans for all the fun projects they'll build for their kids. Reality often intrudes, though, creating opportunities for hacker grandfathers who might have more time and resources to tackle the truly epic kid hacks.


  13. Pieces of 50-year model railroad collection on saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2017 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    He's spent the last half a century collecting the model railway pieces, but failing eyesight and a lack of room have prompted him to part with some of his treasures. The New Plymouth man is holding a sale over Queen's Birthday weekend at his Barrett Rd home, selling about one hundred HO scale locomotives and rolling stock from brands such as Athearn, Roundhouse, Rivarossi and Tyco, still in their original packaging.


  14. Old & New 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | Minot Daily News

    Converting Ward County's historic Courthouse into a modern justice center while preserving the beauty of the original structure has been the goal of a remodeling project that's coming to a close. With the completion of a new county office building at the end of 2015, construction began in ... The communities of Washburn and Burlington expect to have some advice for each other when they get together later this year.


  15. Mon 29Read the original story

    May 24, 2017 | Chicago Parent

    Visitors will be awed by 25 displays of metal sculptures based on the traditional Japanese art of paper folding as they walk paths through the Arboretum's spectacular landscape. Created by Santa Fe-based artists Kevin and Jennifer Box, the exhibit features installations, gallery works, and the Boxes' own compositions, as well as collaborative works with some of the world's top origami artists.


  16. Rev. Robert HollowellRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... sports and activities. He also spent time substitute teaching at Kankakee High School. Hobbies included model railroading, reading and music. Surviving are his wife, of Bourbonnais; his mother, of Indianapolis, Ind.; one son and daughter-in-law, Dr. ...


  17. Carter Railroad Museum To Host Big Train ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | The Greenville Sun

    The George L. Carter Railroad Museum at East Tennessee State University will host its second annual Big Train Show June 2-3, in the ETSU/Mountain States Health Alliance Athletic Center. Utilizing more than 64,000 square feet of display space, the event will feature over 40 vendors displaying railroad and model railroad items on more than 200 tables, a news release says.


  18. Someone Planted A Protester In The Botanic Garden's Miniature Trump White House DisplayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Chicagoist

    Every year, the Chicago Botanic Garden opens their outdoor Model Railroad Garden , and visiting it is one of the highlights of a gorgeous summer, especially if you have kids. The Model Railroad Garden features model trains, running through a landscape of miniature American landscapes.


  19. All aboard Northern Ontario's largest model railroadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 |

    The Northern Ontario Railroad Museum in Capreol claims its new model railroad is the largest in the region. It takes up one thousand square feet with 600 feet of track, cost nearly $50,000, and took two years to complete.


  20. Thu 25Read the original story

    May 20, 2017 | Chicago Parent

    A month-long Maifest celebration featuring a variety of authentic German entertainment and Maifest food specials. In addition to HofbrA uhaus Chicago's daily entertainment schedule, Maifest will bring German dance troupes, brass bands to the Haus.