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Track2 #229 Pt 2/3, Toy Train Expo, Williamsport, Pa

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

The “Toy Train Expo” is an annual community event held during a holiday weekend, in the historic Victorian Park Place building in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Model trains of all sizes are set up and operated, the purpose being to allow the public to see a lot of different trains they would not other be able to see without driving a long distance. Unlike most train shows, there are NO sales tables. The entire exhibit is 95% percent operating displays, plus about 5% static displays. The proceeds from the admission donation, are donated to the Preservation Williamsport organization. ~~~ All footage in this web video (with the exception of about 20 seconds) was originally RECORDED by Bruce Huffman — and is excerpted with his permission, from his 2-hour DVD showing the 2001, 2003, 2005, 2006, and 2007 shows. ~~~~~~~~ LINKS: * Pt. 1/3: youtube.com – This shows scenes mainly from 2007 displays * Pt. 2/3: (this video) – This shows scenes from 2007, 2006, 2005, & 2003 displays. * Pt. 3/3: youtube.com – This shows scenes mainly from 2003 & 2001 displays. At the end, there is also a 3 minute talk by the founder of this show, Will Huffman. * ToyTrainExpo.org – official Toy Train Expo website. * http – Preservation Williamsport website. ~~~~~~~~ All video used was originally RECORDED by Bruce Huffman. This video was assembled 11/03/2009 by James R. Ingram (aka Track2.com, aka RailVideos.org, aka JamesRobertIngram.com).

Track2 #237, Flyertown S Gauge Display, Southern New Jersey

Monday, January 16th, 2012

* This video shows glimpses of the Flyertown S Gauge Toy Train Museum located in Clermont, New Jersey ~~~~~~~~ LINKS: * FlyertownToyTrainMuseum.com – official Flyertown website * http – link to view a larger 640 x 480 Quicktime version of this video, or links to Classic Toy Trains to PURCHASE a brand new copy of the May 2005 issue with the Flyertown story, including the complete history and description of this layout. ~~~~~~~~ Clermont is located little bit north of Cape May. The address is 2044 Route 9, Clermont NJ 08210, phone 609-624-3173. The layout is located next to the home of the owners, Joe & Florence Jones, just north of the intersection of Route 9 and Route 83. The layout is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am – 3 pm. For the complete story of this layout, see Classic Toy Trains magazine, May 2005 issue, pages 48-53. ~~~~~~~~ * This video was assembled 4/21/2009 by James R. Ingram (aka Track2.com, aka RailVideos.org, aka JamesRobertIngram.com) (description updated 4/22/09).

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