Model railroad club plans open houses
CASTANEA — The Clinton Central Model Railroad Club will be holding multiple Model Railroad Open Houses throughout the month of January into February at the former New York Central RR Station, 15 Logan Ave., Castanea.
According to a news release, the layout features 2,300 feet of track with diesel and steam equipped locomotives and major layout upgrades.
“There will be great fun for the whole family including Thomas and Friends, full DCC with signaling block and detection under JMRI control and railroad memorabilia and artifacts to view,” the news release said.
Some new features have been added including New 3rd peninsula that includes an expanded Bookside Yard with new second deck branch line and lumber and paper mill.
Hot and cold foods and soft drinks will be available on Saturdays and Sundays as well.
The open house will be held at the following dates and times:
• Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m.
• Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• Jan. 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• Feb. 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.