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Silver Spring B&O Railroad Station Open House

April 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

B&O Station

FREE!

All On Board! All Ages!

Washington, Virginia Model Garden Railway Society

Shareing G-scale, live steam locomotive powered trains.

Plus…

Real Train Spotting, Toy Train Play Set, Permanent Model Train Display, Kid’s Toy Engine to Ride, Videos, including “Next Stop Silver Spring,” Gift Shop, Refreshments. View glowing B&O R.R. Drumhead Medallion!

Experience 1945 when Station was built on its Victorian moorings! See President Harry Truman & Wife Bess on B&O R.R. Train Bidding Farewell to S.S. in 1953 and pose next to Truman cut-out figure. Enjoy Station Agent Bob Davis’s R.R. Photos displayed, commencing when Davis took photos with his Brownie Camera in the 1940s.

Enjoy “Second Glance” by Randy Mays, Washington Post Magazine, 11/22/15, S.S. B&O Station Permanent Model Train Display.

Co-Hosted by Montgomery Preservation & Silver Spring Historical Society.

Details

Date:
April 4, 2020
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Silver Spring Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Station
8100 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910 United States
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