Trains At Christmas 2016

The Sioux Valley Model Engineers Society is sponsoring its 15th annual Trains at Christmas Swap Meet and Model Train Exposition. The event includes portable model train layouts from around the area and surrounding states. The displays include the small Z scale and the large O scale trains and all sizes in between. They also include Lionel and American Flyer exhibits. In addition, there will be a large number of vendors present with a variety of train items for sale. Again this year Rick Mills the Director of the South Dakota State Railroad Museum will be giving presentations on railroading in South Dakota and other topics. An additional attraction will be displays of doll houses presented by the Minnehaha Mini Makers.

Also during the event, the club’s permanent layout will be open for the viewing of more operating trains.

The 2016 show will again be held in the center section of the Expo building on the W H Lyon fairgrounds here in Sioux Falls, SD. The dates and time are Saturday Nov 19th from 10 am to 5 pm and on Sunday Nov 20thd from 10 am to 4 pm. Admission is $5 per person with children 12 and under free when accompanied by an adult. For more information call 605-373-0222.