Train days planned this weekend in Valpo

2013-08-15T00:00:00Z Train days planned this weekend in ValpoTimes Staff nwitimes.com
August 15, 2013 12:00 am  • 

VALPARAISO | Sodor’s G-scale Engines and rolling stock will revisit the Illiana Garden Railway Society’s “Bull Moose” outdoor diorama on Saturday and Sunday.

Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends, Percy, the Dockside Engine in full green livery, the powerful Mogul, James the Big Red Engine, and Emily the Sterling Passenger will be there.

There will be a full assortment of the Sodor lines passenger coaches and freight bogies too, including Annie, Clarabelle and Francine along with the Troublesome Trucks, the Tipmouth Milkwagon and other favorites. As a special Children's Train Days feature, Mat Drennen, from Wisconsin/Illinois Trains will be on hand to show off this year’s newest Thomas and G-Scale model products.

Thomas & His Friends will run all day long each day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Society’s outdoor layout.

The "Bull Moose" Railway Garden is located on the Samuelson Greenhouse property at 295 N. Ind. 2. Admission is free.

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