December 7, 2012

PHOTOS: Model Railroad Celebration at the Maine State Museum

By Joe Phelan jphelan@centralmaine.com
Staff Photographer

Model Railroad Celebration, at the Maine State Museum on State Street in Augusta, features displays by two clubs; the Great Falls Model Railroad Club and the Maine 3-Railers Club. Members have set up five layouts running O, HO, N and Z-gauge model trains.

click image to enlarge

Jaden Desmarais, 7 of Searsport, doesn't like the smell of the smoke coming off a model train running through a display on Friday at the Maine State Museum in Augusta.

Staff photo by Joe Phelan

click image to enlarge

A Thomas the Tank Engine model train runs through a Christmas time display on Friday at the Maine State Museum in Augusta.

Staff photo by Joe Phelan

Additional Photos Below

The show will be open Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. and there is also free admission to the museum that day.

The model railroad display is in the Cultural Building atrium outside the Maine State Museum. It just south of  the State House near the corner of State and Union Streets. 

Were you interviewed for this story? If so, please fill out our accuracy form

Send question/comment to the editors


Additional Photos

click image to enlarge

Justin Widen, 10 of Wilton, takes a closer look at the model railroad displays on Friday at the Maine State Museum in Augusta.

Staff photo by Joe Phelan

  


Further Discussion

Here at KJonline.com we value our readers and are committed to growing our community by encouraging you to add to the discussion. To ensure conscientious dialogue we have implemented a strict no-bullying policy. To participate, you must follow our Terms of Use.

Questions about the article? Add them below and we’ll try to answer them or do a follow-up post as soon as we can. Technical problems? Email them to us with an exact description of the problem. Make sure to include:
  • Type of computer or mobile device your are using
  • Exact operating system and browser you are viewing the site on (TIP: You can easily determine your operating system here.)