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Toy Train Show Set for November 3, 2019


Last updated 10/8/2019 at 11:13am

A Fall Scalefest Toy Train Show is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at the Blair County Convention Center, One Convention Center Drive.

The event is sponsored by the Alto Model Train Museum Association and offers electric trains in O , O-27, S, HO, and N scale, as well as a wide variety of new and used accessories.

The venue offers the opportunity to showcase the newest products from manufacturers such as Lionel, MTH-Rail King, Bachmann, American Flyer, and American Models and others as well as vintage stock offered to complete older collections.

In addition, rail memorabilia and railroad books will be available. This is the largest train show between Pittsburgh and Harrisburg. The event benefits the Alto Model Train Museum, a registered educational and non-profit organization.

The Alto Model Train Museum is located at 1117 Ninth Avenue, Altoona. Scalefest aids the organization in providing education and wholesome family fun. The club exists in order to sustain the model train hobby for all age groups, and to preserve some of Altoona’s significant railroad heritage.

Admission is $5 for adults, which includes a chance on a Lionel train set. Children under 12 will be admitted free. Parking is free. For vendor reservations or additional information, contact John Curfman, 3332 Colonial Drive, Duncansville 16635 or phone 695-2938. More than 120 tables will be available.


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