Worcester Model Railroaders open house set for Oct. 22

  • The Worcester Model Railroaders, Inc. will be holding an open house on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 14 Railroad Ave, Webster. Contributed photo

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Published: 9/27/2022 3:01:42 PM
Modified: 9/27/2022 3:00:50 PM

WEBSTER — The Worcester Model Railroaders, Inc. will be holding an open house on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 14 Railroad Ave, Webster. On display will be two layouts: The first is a 40-foot-by-60-foot HO, Digitrax, DCC operated layout representing central New England railroading from Providence up into the Worcester area. The layout is double decked and has two large helixes for access to the upper and lower levels. All the trackwork is completed and the layout’s scenery is 50% finished. The second layout is a three rail O gauge, 9-foot-by-30-foot in size. Trackwork is complete and scenery is 80% finished. Both layouts will be operating and you will be welcome to join the operating session on the HO layout. If you have a Digitrax throttle, bring it along!

Refreshments will be served. There will also be a white elephant table where recent donations received by the club will be for sale. Raffle tickets will also be available for a 4-foot-by-8-foot DCC controlled layout operating on the premises. Admission is free but you would be welcome to put some money in the donation jar. More information can be found at www.wmrr.org as well as on our Facebook page. Questions: please call Ralph Kimball at 508-868-5189 or ralphkimball@charter.net.


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