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Model Train Display

Organization:

The Garden Factory

Location:

2126 Buffalo Rd.
Rochester, NY, 14624
United States

Phone:

585.247.6236
The event has already taken a place at this date: 
12/31/2017
Time: 
See Schedule
Price: 
Free

Ages

All Ages Adults & kids together
Contact name: 
Dennis Keady
Email address: 
The renowned Garden Factory model train display opens for business the day after Thanksgiving and will run its daily rounds until December 31st.

Choo-choo! All aboard! No tickets needed, admission for this trip is free! Built to “G” gauge, which is roughly half-an-inch per foot, the model train display is over 60 feet long and almost 20 feet wide, an enormous exhibit of artistic talents.

Come on in and marvel at the craftsmanship involved. Stored over the course of the year in eight sections, (A 40-foot extension actually had to be added to the warehouse to fit the extended display,) it takes over 100 hours to move, assemble, and fine tune to get it ready for holiday viewing. The original railroad and the major modifications are the work of two local train enthusiasts, Peter Todd and David Rouse, both of whom have worked on major train projects in the Rochester area. It currently features three trolleys and four full trains, so long that there are over 100 train cars in all. With so much space, with so much attention paid to the details, you’re sure to spend hours, perhaps even days, taking it all in.

Our 2017 Model Train Display begins November 18, and the hours are listed below.

     November 18 & 19:
     Sat & Sun: 10:00am to 4:30pm

     November 24 through December 23:
     Mon - Fri: 12:00pm to 6:30pm
     Sat: 10:00am to 5:30pm
     Sun: 10:00am to 4:30pm

     December 24: 10:00am to 2:30pm

     Closed December 25

     December 26 through December 31:
     10:00am to 4:30pm

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