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Archive for December, 2013

Sun City Center Model Railroad Club Names Its 1,000th Junior Engineer

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013:

There are numerous times when advantageous details gets drowned in a sea of press releases, especially before major trade shows and conventions. We think the following editorial sort of cuts by means of the noise & offers us several valuable news details. I knew hed like to see all of the model trains they have, she said. She never dreamed her grandson would walk away with his own model train set. DaSilva was named the clubs 1,000th junior engineer, an honor that netted him a trophy, certificate and model Denver and Rio Grande train set during his visit to the […] Read More →

‘polar Express’ Makes Stop At Library

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013:

Despite the snowy evening about 85 children and adults attended the special event. Children received a special ticket at the door and then had it punched so they could "ride" the Polar Express. They made conductor hats, train cars, and listened to Santa and Mrs. Claus read the traditional "Twas the night before Christmas." Above, Youth Services Librarian Dawn Foster enjoyed listening to someone read her a story for a change as Santa read "The Night Before Christmas." This was the Every day is a attainable understanding experience. I do not know if you'll find your precious details in the […] Read More →

Model Railroad Holiday Open House

Monday, December 30th, 2013:

Here is something interesting that we located the other day. Model trains bring 1,000 through Red Lion Train Station on Monday and 7 to 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The model railroad layouts are located in the Ma & Pa Railroad's Red Lion Train Station, 73 N. Main St. Admission is free, but donations are greatly appreciated. There is also a drawing for four ready-to-run train sets. Initially found at 30 to Dec. 31. More than 1,000 people have come through the station for open houses in that time, Austin said. Old and new: New this year, open house attendees […] Read More →

Riding The Polar Express For A Day Of Fun

Monday, December 30th, 2013:

Claus visited in the morning, reading Polar Express to grades K-3, Hanson said. Guest readers, including the superintendent, parent-teacher organization president and former teachers, visited the school. Science experiments were conducted in the Winter Wonder classroom, Hanson said. Students learned how whales and other mammals keep warm with blubber and how ice crystals are formed. Crosswords and puzzles were enjoyed in the Holiday Hillabaloo classroom, Hanson said. And students relaxed and kept warm in the Hot Chocolate Cafe, where Principal Michael Griewing was seen wearing his conductor hat, sharing in the fun. The finished document on which this curated clip […] Read More →

Weather Blog: Polar Express Returns Sunday

Sunday, December 29th, 2013:

High temperatures on Sunday will occur between midnight and 7am across southeastern Wisconsin. Milwaukee may start in the upper 20s, and then fall into the teens by afternoon. The statewide forecast for Sunday shows the arctic air sweeping across northern and western areas first with highs near zero to 10 above. The 20s will drop to the teens for all other locations. A few snow showers and flurries will also accompany the cold air. Snow totals should stay in the trace to 0.5" range in most locations. As temperatures fall, winds will pick up out of the northwest. See the […] Read More →

Model Railroad Celebration At Maine State Museum

Sunday, December 29th, 2013:

It took many effort, especially in the course of this slow news day though we might have something valuable for you to read. Give some thought to a brief snippet below. Rochester model railroad on display to 3 p.m. Saturday. The celebration will feature two clubs, the Great Falls Model Railroad Club and the Maine 3-Railers. Club members will set up and operate a variety of displays running G, HO, and O-gauge model trains and accessories. The link between model trains and the holidays has an historic connection. The first regularly scheduled passenger train in the U.S. began in 1830 […] Read More →

Polar Express At Edaville

Saturday, December 28th, 2013:

This might have several possibilities! I hope you really take pleasure in this. 26-28. Train times are 4:30, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. on weekends and 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. on weekdays. The cost is $34 for all ages 2 and up and includes the Polar Express experience as well as all rides and attractions at Edavilles Christmas Festival of Lights. Details and tickets for The Polar Express and all Edaville events can be found at, or by calling 508-866-8190. CARVER The Polar Express leaves the Edaville depot, switches tracks at the Atwood whistle stop and continues on to […] Read More →

Villages Railroad Historical Society Stages Christmas Model Train Show

Thursday, December 26th, 2013:

Frequently you could miss the needle in the haystack, specifically when there's a whole lot of hay. This is several info that may be advantageous. Take a look: Sun City Center Model Railroad Club names its 1,000th junior engineer Joining Goldberg are other enthusiasts including Joseph Guarino, above. Goldberg said the show has received a steady flow of visitors, including many youngsters visiting their grandparents in the retiree haven over the holidays. "We love to see the look on the kids' faces when they see the trains go by," he said. "It makes the guys very happy they feel like […] Read More →

Lionel Little Lines Polar Express Train Set, A Worthy Christmas Present

Wednesday, December 25th, 2013:

What is so amazing about this train set is that unlike other sets available in the market, it is very much for real. The set comes with 44 pieces which include It took a lot of effort, especially throughout this slow news day however we may have something valuable for you to read. Check it out. complete layout of track switches, suspension bridge with stone arches, finely-detailed train with a steam engine and more. The complete train set creates an experience that fills play time with fun, imagination, creativity and a lot more. The detailing is impeccable and so is […] Read More →

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