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Tri-State Model Railroad Show at Greenbo Lake

Published 11:04pm Saturday, March 5, 2011

GREENUP, Ky. — Railroad enthusiasts – of both model and passenger trains – will have two days filled with interesting activities just for them at the 28th Annual Tri-State Model Train Railroad Show at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park March 19-20.

The show will feature operating model trains in all gauges, toy and collectible trains, railroad memorabilia, books, videos, china, silver, and lanterns. There will even be rides on an operating 7-1/2 gauge steam engine. Some 75 vendor tables will display items for sale.

Admission to the Model Railroad Show is free. Show hours are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 19, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 20.

The show is sponsored by the Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society.

Greenbo Lake State Resort Park is on KY 1, 18 miles north of I-64 from Grayson exit or 8 miles south of U.S. 23 the Country Music Highway on KY 1.  Greenbo Lake features the Jesse Stuart Lodge with 36 rooms, conference center and Anglers’ Cove Restaurant.  The park has a 225-acre lake for boating and fishing, tennis courts, 25 miles of multi-use trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding. The campground is open April 1 through Oct. 31.  Greenbo Amphitheatre features musical concerts and plays.

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