From our sponsors:
National Model Train Show
August 28-30, 2015
Friday, Aug 28, 2015: 12:00 Noon – 6:00 PM
Saturday, Aug 29, 2015: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday, Aug 30, 2015: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Adult $14, Senior $13, Two Day Adult $26, Youth $7, Free Under 6
More info: nationaltrainshow.com
Portland Expo Center
2060 North Marine Dr., Portland, OR 97217
This summer, Portland will host the Annual National Train Show®, the industry’s most respected model train show and trade exposition. Each year this illustrious event is held in a different city and state in North America. And this year Portland will host the 2015 extravaganza, which will showcase all aspects of model railroading including the industry’s newest and unique products and services from manufacturers and retailers from the U.S. and around the world! The event will cover 180,000 sq. ft. of space, including 50,000 sq. ft. featuring extraordinary operating model train displays. The event runs August 28 to 30 at the Expo Center. Visit www.NationalTrainShow.com for more info.
It’s all Here – all of the latest and greatest model trains, accessories, collectibles, elaborate displays and more from the world’s best-known manufacturers and retailers geared for all model railroaders – from first timers to old timers. It may be years before this national event returns to Portland, don’t miss it!
Special Features of the Annual National Model Train Show
- See the Incredible Lego®MiniLand – It’ll stop you in your tracks! This 2,500 sq. ft. area is dedicated to the creation of a dynamic, originally-designed display featuring operating model railroads, hundreds of train cars, various landscape settings and waterfalls, scale building, retractable bridges, and more…and all made entirely out of millions of Lego® pieces! Attendees are invited to “meet the modelers” and learn how to build their very own original display!
- Ask The Collectibles Appraiser – Have an old train set hidden away in the closet? Wondering what its worth? Bring it to the show and find out from The Collectibles Expert. Free to all attendees. The Children’s Play Area – is 1,500 sq. ft. of fun including trains, games and more for children of all ages to enjoy during the show. The area is chaperoned at all times and is free of charge.
- Hands-On-Demonstrations – Learn how to get started on your own model railroad empire and find out the latest techniques from well-known exhibitors and from pros at the Meet the Master Modeler booth.
Of course the event will include all of the latest and greatest model trains, accessories, collectibles and more from the world’s best-known manufacturers and retailers. This is the place to buy, learn and meet the experts – it’s the largest show of its kind in the country!
“We are very excited to be bringing the National Train Show to Portland,” says Robert Amsler Jr., Manager of the National Model Train Show. “The Show offers so much for families of all ages. This is truly an educational and affordable experience to help build valuable memories. Get a train and get started!”