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Train Garden

Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013

The Wise Avenue Train Garden is open for business! Also, we have last minute gift ideas.

12/22/2013

"Junior Railroad: Model Trains in a Model Garden" exhibit in the Chicago Botanic Gardens, Chicago.

Md. Residents Have Elaborate Model Train Setups

When Irvin “Bunky” Lowrey starts running the train garden in his basement, noise fills the room and the display comes to life. Trains zip by, amusement park rides whirl around and a ski lift zooms up and down a snow-covered mountain. It’s difficult to take in everything after only one viewing.

12/10/2013

train garden

Oldest Model Railroad Club Draws Interest To Amazing Train Garden

This is the time of year many model railroad lovers are packing away the trains and tracks they pulled out for the holidays. But there is a group in Baltimore where the trains never leave the tracks.

01/17/2013

train garden, Wise Avenue Train Garden

Wise Avenue Train Garden Continues To Delight Families Year After Year

It’s a Dundalk tradition. Thousands of people are making their annual visit to the train garden at the Wise Avenue Volunteer Fire Company.

12/18/2012

Friday, Dec. 14, 2012

Don Scott & Marty Bass had “Coffee With” Sandra Lee. Gigi Barnett had “People Are Talking” about the B&O Railroad holiday train garden.

12/14/2012

glen avenue train garden

Glen Avenue Train Garden Continues To Delight More Than Half A Century Later

Moms, dads, kids and grandkids have been going there for more than half a century. It’s the holiday train garden at the Glen Avenue fire station.

12/22/2011

train garden

Dundalk’s Wise Avenue Train Garden Is One Of The Biggest On The East Coast

If you love train gardens, this is your time of year. Baltimore has a lot of them, and it’s a great place to take the kids.

12/14/2011

Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011

Don and Marty had “Coffee With” Harlem Globetrotter Curly Neal.For People Are Talking, Ron Matz was in Lutherville talking about the holiday train garden at the Fire Museum of Maryland.

12/14/2011

Photo Credit: firemuseummd.org

The Fire Museum Of Maryland – The World’s 3rd Largest

To see all things related to firefighting including 42 antique pieces of fire apparatus, fire-fighting equipment, models, memorabilia and photographs, Marylanders need to look no further than the Fire Museum of Maryland located in Lutherville, one block north of the Baltimore Beltway. The collection includes antique fire trucks, vintage equipment, a cast iron firehouse facade, and America’s largest telegraph system housed in a museum. This vast collection makes the Fire Museum of Maryland the world’s third largest collection of firefighting artifacts.

12/10/2011

Train Garden

Train Garden Central

The train garden tradition in Baltimore originally began with Moravian immigrants that settled in Pennsylvania and Maryland.

12/05/2011

Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011

The Wise Avenue Train Garden is still open! And tips on keeping your New Year’s Resolutions.

01/02/2011

Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010

Ron Matz was at the Glen Avenue Fire House in Northwest Baltimore talking about their train garden. Don talked to actress Tina Sloan about her new book, “Changing Shoes.”

12/23/2010

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