This page contains a Flash digital edition of a book. GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA, March 17, 2012. Carolina

Model Railroaders Annual Train Show at The Depot, 236 E Washington St. Free parking available. Admission: $5.00 Adult, Under 12 Free. Contact John

Schneider at (336) 698-0021 or visit NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA, April 14-15, 2012. 18th Annual Train

Show, sponsored by Nebraska West-Central Division NMRA at D&N Event Center, 501 East Walker Road. Operating layouts in various scales, vendors selling model railroad items and railroadania. Union Pacific tours by bus Saturday only as an extra fare item. Admission: $3.00, children under 12 $1.00, children under 5 with paid adult free. Contact Gene R. Tacey at (308) 386-2489. BARTLETT, NEW HAMPSHIRE, May 19, 2012. 1st Annual Bartlett

Roundhouse Preservation Club Model Train Show at The Josiah Bartlett Elementary School, 1313 US Route 302. Operating layouts on display, vendors, White Elephant table and raffles! Admission: 14-Adult $5.00, 6- 13 $2.00, 5 and under: Free. Contact Scott Mallett at (802) 748-4474 or visit NORTH SUTTON, NEW HAMPSHIRE, April 22, 2012. Upper Valley

Model Railroad Show at Kearsarge Regional Middle School, 32 Gile Pond Road. Enjoy HO, G, N, and O scale operating layouts, dealer sales and historical society exhibits. Located off I-89 exit 10. Admission: $5.00/person- under 12 Free. Contact Eugene Vigneault at (603) 298- 7869 or visit CORTLAND, NEW YORK, April 28-29, 2012. DL&WRRHS Fourth

Annual Meeting and Lackawanna Railroad History Symposium at Ramada Inn, 2 River Street. The Society will hold its fourth annual meeting and history symposium with a special emphasis on the Syracuse, Richfield Springs and Cincinnatus Branches. The year 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the formal lease of the SB&NY by the DL&W making Cortland a fitting location. Admission: Members $35.00, Nonmembers $40.00, Banquet; Members $30.00, Nonmembers $35.00. Contact Will Shultz at (607) 539-6911 or visit GLENMONT, NEW YORK, May 5, 2012. 40th Annual Key, Lock &

Lantern Convention at Albany/Glenmont Comfort Inn, 37 Route 9W. Railroad history displays, railroadiana swap meet, auction, and slide shows. Most events open to non-members. For more details, visit our web site. Admission: Registration packages vary. Contact David Hamilton at (518) 439-8392 or visit KINGSTON, NEW YORK, March 25, 2012. The Spring Kingston

Model Train and Hobby Show 2012 at Murphy Center, 467 Broadway next to the Rite Aid Pharmacy. Admission: Adults $6.00 chldren under 12 $1.00. Contact Nicholas Savatgy at (845) 481-4198. DALTON, OHIO, March 25, 2012. Greater Wayne County Train and

Toy Show at Buckeye Event Center, 624 Henry Street. Enjoy more than 450 dealer tables; N, HO, S, O, Standard, and G gauge trains; 10 running layouts. Model trains, collectibles, vintage and farm toys, die-cast models and more. Refreshments available. Free parking. Admission: $5/adult;children 12 & under FREE. Contact Jon Ulbright at (330) 262- 7488 or visit DAYTON, OHIO, May 4-5, 2012. 2012 Spring “S” Spree at

Crossroads Exhibition Center, 6550 Poe Ave. 25st Annual Midwest train show exclusively for S Hi-Rail, Scale S, Sn3, and American Flyer. Enjoy S dealers at over 100 tables. Layouts, clinics, and model contests. Admission: $20 for both days. Contact Larry Beam at (937) 477-7712 or visit FINDLAY, OHIO, March 25, 2012. Flag City Train Show at Northwest

Ohio Railroad Preservation, Inc., 11600 County Rd. 99. 9th annual show of model trains, toy trains, and railroad memorabilia. Operating HO and Lionel train layouts. Quarter-scale steam train ride for additional fare. Food available. Free parking. Building is handicapped accessible. Admission: $3.00; free for children 12 and younger with paid adult. Contact Mary Russell at (419) 721-1175 or visit MARION, OHIO, April 13-14, 2012. 2012 Central Ohio RPM at Marion

Union Station, Center Street. 3rd Annual Central Ohio Railroad Prototype Modelers Meet. Admission: $20.00 for the weekend. Contact Denis Blake at (614) 266-3864. MEDFORD, OREGON, May 2-6, 2012. Siskiyou Summit Joint

PCR/PNR NMRA Convention at Red Lion Hotel. Enjoy clinics, contests, LDsig/OPsig meetings, prototype and layout tours and a special Train Mountain outing. See our web site for details. Admission: TBA. Contact Dick Foster at (707) 935-6215 or visit

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, May 6, 2012. Farewell to the

Faithful Silverliners at Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia Chapter, NRHS, P.O. Box 7302. Final excursion using SEPTA’s ex-PRR/Reading Silverliner II and III MU cars, to be retired after nearly 50 years of service. Special covering four SEPTA lines leaves Suburban Station in center city 10:00 AM, 30th Street Station Upper Level 10:05 AM, returning 5:00 PM. Photo stops and lunch stop planned. Admission: $50.00 per person. Contact R.L. Eastwood, Jr.

at (215) 947-5769 or visit LEAVENWORTH, KANSAS, June 9-10, 2012. Model Railroad Show

at The Heritage Center, 109 Delaware. Regional model railroading clubs are invited to display, vendors are present. Northeast Kansas Railroaders, Inc. are main exhibitors. Connected with Main Street event in Leavenworth. Refreshments available. Admission: Suggested $5.00, children free 12 and under. Contact Carl Kiehl at (913) 426-6325. HARRISONBURG, VIRGINIA, May 6, 2012. Model Train and

Railroading Show at Rockingham County Fair Grounds, Route 11 South. Free parking, refreshments available. Enjoy a huge variety of model and railroad offerings, videos, demonstrations, operating model railroads, test track, and more. Admission: $5.00 adults, Children under 12 free when accompanied by an adult. Contact Paul Graham at (540) 828-1106. AMARILLO, TEXAS, June 13-16, 2012. Friends of the Burlington

Northern Railroad Annual Convention at Ambassador Hotel, 3100 West Interstate 40. Enjoy rail facility tour, car shop tour, museum tour ($5 admission), slide and video sharing, banquet with BNSF speaker, and more. See web site for details. Admission: Family registration: $30. Contact Lawrence Stephens at (607) 732-7942 or visit NEW BRAUNFELS, TEXAS, March 17-18, 2012. 25th Anniversary

Model Railroad Jamboree at New Braunfels Civic/Convention Center & New Braunfels Railroad Museum, 390 S. Seguin Ave. Enjoy more than 150 vendor sales tables, door prizes, layouts, refreshments, free train rides for kids. Museum open house in former 1907 I&GN station features restored equipment on display. Museum offers 3 layouts including former Joske’s of Texas HO Marklin. Admission: Adults (over 18) $7, Children (5- 17) $2. Contact Kermit Baese at (830) 625-2731 or visit VIENNA, VIRGINIA, March 17, 2012. Model Railroad Open House &

Display at Historic Vienna Depot of the former Washington & Old Dominion Railroad, 231 Dominion Road NE. Northern Virginia Model Railroaders permanent layout depicting the Western North Carolina Railroad (now a portion of NS) during the transition period from steam to diesel. Display also includes the Blue Ridge Traction Power & Light trolley. Admission: Free (donations accepted). Contact Secretary at (703) 938-5157 or visit VIENNA, VIRGINIA, May 26-27, 2012. Via Vienna Days - Model

Railroad Open House and Display at Historic Vienna Depot, 231 Dominion Road NE. Enjoy the Northern Virginia Model Railroader’s permanent layout depicting the Western North Carolina Railroad during the transition period from steam to diesel. Display also includes a traction/trolley operating system. Admission: Free (donations accepted). Contact Secretary at (703) 938-5157 or visit CHEYENNE, WYOMING, May 19-20, 2012. Sherman Hill Annual

Model Railroad Show at Cheyenne Ice & Events Center, 1530 West Lincolnway. In conjunction with Cheyenne Depot Days. Enjoy layouts, vendors, and related hobby manufactures will be on display. Admission: $6.00, children 12 and under free. Contact Scott Phillips at (307) 630-3029. BRAMPTON, ONTARIO, CANADA, April 28-29, 2012. Great British

Train Show at Jim Archdekin Recreation Centre, 292 Conestoga Drive. The only Canadian show dedicated to British Model Railways. Enjoy more than 25 exhibits and operating layouts and more than 20 vendors. Admission: Adults $10, Child $5, Family of 4 $20. Contact Alan Farmer at (519) 929-9692 or visit

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