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National Organizations

National Model Railroad Association (NMRA)
http://www.nmra.com
The National Model Railroad Organization.

Potomac Chapter, list of local DC model railroads to visit!
http://potomac-nmra.org/local_interesting.html

Local Organizations & Museums

Rockville Model Railroad Society
https://rmrrs.wordpress.com
http://twitter.com/RMRRSorg
http://www.vorklift.com/gmrs/ (old photo gallery)

Silver Spring Historic B&O Station Museum and Layout
http://www.montgomerypreservation.org/BOStation.html
8100 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Club member maintains and operates this HO layout in the historic station located in downtown Silver Spring, MD. Stop by for a visit!

Sykesville & Patapsco Ry.
http://www.sykesvilleandpatapscorailway.org
http://twitter.com/sprailway
Sykesville, MD

Baltimore Society of Model Engineers
http://www.modelengineers.com
Baltimore, MD

Prince William Model Railroad Club
http://www.pwmrc.org
Local Northern Virginia club.

Baltimore & Ohio RR Museum
http://www.borail.org
901 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21223, (410) 752-2490
Holiday Festival of Trains – Nov-Dec. Incl. museum layouts and visiting club layouts as well. See site for schedule. (http://www.borail.org/HFOT.aspx)

Ellicott City Station
http://www.ecborail.org
Ellicott City, MD
Holiday Festival of Trains thru Jan, Includes 3+ layouts.

National Capital Trolley Museum
http://www.dctrolley.org
Colesville, MD

Great Scale Model Train Show
http://www.gsmts.com
Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Rd, Timonium, MD 21093
Large train show that is held every few months with excellent vendors, model RR’s and selection.

Greenberg Train Show
http://www.greenbergshows.com
Recurring train show every few months with many model railroads and vendors of all types.

Displays: The following are holiday/seasonal only:

Washington Union Station
http://www.unionstationdc.com
Washington, DC
Train layouts and displays.

National Pageant of Peace
http://www.nps.gov/whho/pageant.htm
Washington, DC (in front of the White House)
Large scale train layout near National Christmas Tree.

United States Botanic Garden
http://www.usbg.gov
Washington, DC (at the foot of the Capitol)
100 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC
Dec-Jan. “Outdoor train garden, enter the Conservatory and enjoy a colorful display of poinsettias and other winter-blooming tropical plants, and the National Mall in miniature, a replica created with natural plant materials.”

Colvin Run Mill Historic Site
http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/crm/
10017 Colvin Run Rd., Great Falls, Virginia. (703) 759-2771
Model trains wind their way through a miniature western town, Sat & Sun.

Homestead Gardens
http://www.homesteadgardens.com
743 W. Central Ave., Davidsonville, MD 21035 (800) 300-563
Train layouts and displays.

South Columbia Baptist Church
http://www.scbc-md.org
8814 Guilford Rd., Columbia MD 21046 (410) 381-1877
Train garden open house with several portable layouts, Dec.

Tourist and Live Steam Railroads

Walkersville Southern RR
http://www.wsrr.org
P.O. Box 651, Walkersville, MD 21793 (301) 898-0899 or 1-877-363-WSRR

National Capital Trolley Museum
http://www.dctrolley.org
1313 Bonifant Rd, Colesville, Maryland 20905-5955 (301)-384-6088

Western Maryland Scenic RR
http://www.wmsr.com
13 Canal Street, Cumberland, MD 21502 1-800-TRAIN-50
Santa Express & North Pole Express in December.

Baltimore & Ohio RR Museum
http://www.borail.org
901 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21223 (410) 752-2490

Cass Scenic RR
http://www.cassrailroad.com
P.O. Box 107, Cass, WV 24927 1-800-CALL WVA

Durbin & Greenbrier RR
http://www.mountainrail.com
P.O. Box 44, Durbin, WV 26264 (304) 456-4935

East Broad Top RR
http://www.ebtrr.com
PO Box 158, Rockhill Furnace, PA 17249 (814)-447-3011

Rockhill Trolley Museum
http://www.rockhilltrolley.org
430 Meadow St., PO Box 203, Rockhill Furnace PA 17249 (814) 447 9576

Strasburg Railroad
http://www.strasburgrailroad.com
301 Gap Road, Ronks, PA 17572-9566 (717) 687-7522

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