Railroad display at museum


staff report

WARREN — The National Packard Museum and the Western Reserve Modular Railroad Club are presenting “Golden Memories,” a model railroad exhibit, Saturday through Dec. 30.

The 20-foot by 40-foot display will be at the museum. It features four working O-gauge tracks with model trains set against a 20th century background.

The trains wind through small towns and rural landscapes

One of the trains is equipped with a miniature camera that displays its view on a monitor.

Club members will run the trains for visitors Saturdays and Sundays. The exhibit will be static on weekdays, except for scheduled tours.

The National Packard Museum, 1899 Mahoning Ave., N.W., is open from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 ($3 for seniors and children 7-12). Go to packardmuseum.org for more information.

Santa Claus will visit the museum from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 28 to help the Warren Family Mission.

Canned goods and staple food items valued at $5 or more will be accepted in lieu of a ticket. Santa will return from noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 12 to support Toys for Tots.

One general-admission ticket will be awarded for each new toy valued at $5 or more that is donated.

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