Train Show 28 Feb through 1 Mar. 2010

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More than 2,000 visited the two-day Train Show

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One of many vendors selling model railroad and other train-related items

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One of the motorcars on exhibit

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One of many layouts, representing many different scales

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Uncoupling cars on the CRM&HA club layout

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Overview of one of the Train Show areas

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And, of course, Thomas and Percy were there!

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Rob Seel gives a presentation of railroad station architecture

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Realistic mining operation modeled in N scale

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The vendors had something for everyone

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Youngsters watch with fascination one of the live steam locomotives

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Live steam layout

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Mark Tilden loads water into his G-gauge live steam engine prior to a run.

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Mark checks for steam pressure by blowing the whistle as the boiler heats up.

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Operators of the Piedmont 'N Southern run trains on a modular layout assembled for the show.

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Children watch the abundant activity on the S-scale layout.

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CRM&HA member Mac McMillan gives a brief talk on his Fairmont motorcar before hand cranking its very loud one-cylinder 2-stroke engine. Mac is a member of NARCOA and regularly operates his cars in excursions.

Photos by Ed Welch, Brian d'Entremont