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Friday, November 22, 2013

Schuylkill Valley Model Railroad Club's Annual Model Railroad Open House Opens Next Weekend

The Schuylkill Valley Model Railroad Club is once again hosting its Model Railroad Open House. The Open House, started in 1975, will celebrate the SVMRC's 45 anniversary.

From their press release:

Our Model Railroad Open House is "fun for kids of all ages". SEE & HEAR freight & passenger trains pulled by steam or diesel engines over 700’ of track. Four different railroads are depicted on the 1,000+ square foot HO scale (1/87) model. Hundreds of buildings, vehicles, people and trees create realistic scenes. Numerous buttons allow visitors to bring scenes to life! See Thomas the Tank Engine & try your observation skills with our Scavenger Hunt.

You could win a train set! Admission is free. Donations are gratefully accepted.

The trains are running 1:00pm - 5:00pm on the following weekends:
  • Sat & Sun: Nov. 30 - Dec 1, 2013 (Thanksgiving weekend)
  • Sat & Sun: Dec. 7 - 8
  • Sat & Sun: Jan. 11 - 12
  • Sat & Sun: Jan. 18 - 19
  • Sat & Sun: Jan. 25 - 26

The Schuylkill Valley Model Railroad Club is located at 400 S. Main St. Phoenixville, PA 19460 (diagonally across from the Phoenixville Library; 2nd & Main Streets.)

For more information, give them a call at 610-935-1126 or visit them online at www.svmrrc.com.

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