Department of Parks
Model Train Show March 17-18 At Greenbo Lake State Resort Park

Press Release Date:  Wednesday, February 21, 2007  
Contact Information:  Gil Lawson
(502) 564-8110 Ext. 307
gil.lawson@ky.gov
 


GREENUP, Ky. – The 24th Annual Tri-State Model Train Show will be March 17-18 at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park in Greenup.

 

The show will feature 75 vendor tables, operating model trains in all gauges, railroad memorabilia displays and sales and a real steam engine ride in the parking lot. All activities are at the park lodge.

 

The show will operate March 17 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on March 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. It’s sponsored by the Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society.

 

Greenbo Lake has a lodge, restaurant, campground, lake and hiking trails. Greenbo Lake State Resort Park is located just seven miles off of Highway 23, known as “The Country Music Highway.” For more information, call 1-800-325-0083 or 606-473-7324.

 

 

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The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 53 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Commerce Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. Each year, Kentucky parks draw 7 million visitors and contribute $317 million to the economy. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov