Family

40th Annual Train Show

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Event Details


DATE:

TIME:
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

LOCATION:
Springfield Expo Center

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COST:
$7

The Ozarks Model Railroad Assn. will host its 40th Annual Train Show at the Springfield Expo Center. Featured at the Show will be 150+ vendor tables, the Kiddie Train, a switching layout for the kids to enjoy, the Train Simulator where kids get to take the throttle and run a train, 12 operating modular layouts, door prizes, food and a special event we call the Frisco Mini-Convention.   Keith Robinson will demonstrate how to install a decoder in your locomotive, Charlie Dischinger will present the "Four Seasons of 1522", Ken McElreath will tell about the Frisco's Birmingham Ninth Street Yard, Pat Hiatte will present The Fabulous Frisco in Springfield.  The time will be capped off by the selection of the "Best Frisco Model" and a group of former Frisco employees sharing their memories of working for the railroad.  Weather permitting a tour of the Frisco Museum's 4524 locomotive and rolling stock will be available after the show ends.  Admission:$7 adults, under 12: Free.  For more information go to www.omraspringfield.net or contact Ron Williams MMR 417-839-3433 or rwilliams3129@gmail.com.