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    Model Railroad Layout Open to the Public

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    Date(s) - 05/18/2024 - 05/19/2024
    11:00 am - 6:00 pm


    SATURDAY/SUNDAY – May 18 & 19, 2024 – (11:00AM – 6:00PM)
    Join us for our “Weekend Open House and Train Show”. Our permanent H.O. scale layout is one of the most mountainous in the United States, with over 4,400 feet of track covering an area of 1,900 square feet and climbing to an elevation of four feet. Our members operate many unique freight and passenger trains from days past when steam was king.
    Visit the towns of “Port Allen”, with its busy seaport, naval ships and operating bascule bridge, “Mallard” where, in days long past, the ferry “Ramon” would convey trains of the Sacramento-Northern across the Strait, “Diablo” to view our expansive freight sorting “hump” yard, “Olympia” to view operations of the electric trolley system, and “Thompson Flat” and view the narrow gauge railway as it ascends to the alpine rack railway. We are located in Larkey Park opposite the Larkey Pool and within a short walk of the Lindsay Wildlife Experience. We were declared the “Best Man-Cave in the Bay Area” by NBC-11.
    For more information, call (925) 937-1888, visit our website, or email us: publicity@wcmrs.org. “Follow / Like Us” on Facebook (www.facebook.com/wcmrs).
    Walnut Creek Model Railroad Society – www.wcmrs.org
    2751 Buena Vista Ave. (@ 2nd Ave.) near Geary Rd./Treat Blvd.
    Walnut Creek, Calif.
    Fares (Admission): Adults $5.00, Children (6-12) $3.00, Seniors $3.00 (60-1:87). FREE for kids 5 years and younger. (All fares are subject to change without prior notice.)

    Can’t make it this weekend? Our next “Weekend Shows” are on Sept. 14th and 15th.

    Consider us for your next birthday party or special event. Call us or email Michelle at events@wcmrs.org for details.

    We are, also, open to the public every last Friday night of the month from 8pm-10pm.

    In order to keep both our visitors and staff safe, and to adhere to Contra Costa County and State rules related to operating our museum, social distancing is encouraged between non-family bubbles and face masks are highly recommended and to be worn properly at all times. Your compliance is expected and appreciated. Our snack bar will be closed during the event.

    For your convenience, we now accept credit and debit cards.

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