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5 Fall 2008 Shows

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in Danville & Frackville

A. About This Page
  • This is the Track2 RailNet "Shows Blog". It contains dates for A FEW Fall 2008 Model Railroad shows in the Williamsport, Pa vicinity.
  • The Track2 RailNet 'main website' at Track2.com/pa has additional links to Club Contacts, Photos, Vendors, etc.
  • See also Section "D. Other Show Info" at bottom of page; regarding finding dates for shows OUTSIDE the Williamsport area.
B. 2008 Shows

Sat Sept 20
Sun Oct 12
  • TAMAQUA, 8 am-3 pm. // Tamaqua Train Show & Swap Meet; at The Tamaqua Salvation Army Building, 105 W Broad Street, Tamaqua, PA 18252 (1 block west of the train station). // $3. Bill Dale 570-952-4378, or Mike Ranck 570-645-9133
Sun Oct 19
  • MONTOURSVILLE (Williamsport), 9 am-3 pm. // W.B. Griggs Train Show & Sale; at W.B. Griggs Coffee Store, 707 Clair Road, Montoursville (across from WalMart, at Exit #21 "Rt 87/Montoursville" on the I-180 Beltway. // $2. Larry Keller 570-323-4879, Guy Nichols 570-322-1529, Bob Morrison 570-494-0390.
Sat Nov 1
  • LEHIGHTON, 9 am-3 pm. // Carbon Model Railroad Society's 4th Annual Fall Train Meet; at Lehighton Area Middle School Gym, 301 Beaver Run Road, Lehighton, PA 18235. // $4. Info 610-826-6636 between 6-9 pm. [Click here to open or download pdf flyer]
Sun Nov 2
  • LOCK HAVEN (Mill Hall), 9 am-3 pm. // Clinton Central MRC Annual Fall Train Meet; at Mill Hall Volunteer Fire Company, Water Street at Peale Avenue, Rt 64, in Mill Hall. // $3. Jim Hill 570-726-6826 .
Sun Nov 9
  • MONTOURSVILLE (Williamsport), 9 am-3 pm. // Train Show & Sale; at Montour Fire Company Social Hall , Montoursville (1/2 mile South of WalMart, at Exit #21 "Rt 87/Montoursville" on the I-180 Beltway. // $2. Larry Keller 570-323-4879, Guy Nichols 570-322-1529, Bob Morrison 570-494-0390.
Sat/Sun Nov 22+23
  • WILLIAMSPORT, Noon-4 pm both days. // Toy Train Expo; at Park Place, 800 West Fourth St in Williamsport. // Multi-Gauge Operating Layouts (no sales tables). Will Huffman, 570-326-3019.
  • Twin Tiers NTRAK club will have a small
    layout at this event; three modules and two
    turnarounds (about 22 feet).
Fri/Sat/Sun Dec 5-Dec 7
  • HUMMELS WHARF, Fri-Sat 10 am-10 pm, Sun 10 am-3 pm. // Loose Ties MRC; at SW corner of Boscov's in Susquehanna Valley Mall, Rt 15, Shamokin Dam. // Multi-Gauge (N, HO, O, S, & G) modular display, see LooseTies.com. Jeff Johnstonbaugh, 570-473-7973.
Sat/Sun Dec 6+7, Open House
Sun Dec 7
  • LINDEN (Williamsport), 9 am-3 pm. // Whistle Stop Train Show & Sale; at Woodward Fire Hall, Rt. 220, Linden. // $3. Jim Stabley 326-4280. [View The Flyer]
Fri/Sat/Sun Dec 18-20
  • LEWISBURG, Fri-Sat 9 am-8:30 pm, Sun 9 am-3 pm. // Loose Ties MRC ; at Susquehanna Valley Visitors Bureau (next to Country Cupboard on Rt. 15 north of Lewisburg). // Multi-Gauge (N, HO, O, S, & G) modular display, see LooseTies.com. Jeff Johnstonbaugh, 570-473-7973.
Sun Dec 28
  • WILLIAMSPORT, Sun 2 pm-6 pm // Open House at the superdetailed HO Dagus & Rockwood layout; at Cletus Waldman's residence at 929 Poplar St in Williamsport.
    * An RSVP is not required. Children are welcome, but must be supervised at all times. // Cletus & Francis Waldman, 570-322-9869.
    * Click Here for map & directions
    * Railroad's website is at DagusAndRockwood.com
    * Click here to view the Quicktime video slideshow

C. Multi-Weekend Open Houses
  • Hazleton: Anthracite MRC HO layout - Open various days Thur 11/27 thru Sun 1/04/09.
    See AMRS 'Events' page for days & times.
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  • Lock Haven: Clinton Central MRC HO layout - Open Tue 12/16, 6 pm-9 pm; Sat 12/20, 11 am-5 pm; Sun 12/21, 11 am-5 pm; Tue 12/30 6 pm-9 pm. // Large DCC layout with sound-equipped engines, plus food to purchase. For more info call Phil Micklitsch, 570-745-2201 (Club has no website of its own.) [directions]
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  • Milton: Milton Model Train Museum O gauge layout - Open, Saturdays & Sundays, from Sat 12/6 thru Sun 12/28.
    Specific dates and times are listed on the Museum's page at MiltonModelTrainMuseum.org.
    .
  • Shamokin: Lower Anthracite MRC HO layout - Open various days Sat 12/6 thru Fri 12/26.
    Specific dates are listed toward the bottom of the Anthracite Club's Home Page.
    .
  • Wilkes-Barre (Hudson): Hudson MRC HO layout - Open various days Sat 11/29 thru Sun 1/4/09.
    See Hudson Club's Open House Schedule page for days & times.
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  • Every weekend all year: Danville & Frackville O gauge layouts - see Page 2 "Year Round Open Houses" for details
D. Other Show Info