47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Saturday was filled with things to do around Atlanta. The Ford Neighborhood Awards were happening down at Philips Arena, Noah’s Ark animal preserve was hopping and collectors and enthusiasts were coming out in droves for the 47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale. 300 tables had been set up in the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross with everything train related. Model engines were pulling their loads around working exhibits, locomotives, cabooses and cars were laid out for inspection and sale, trips on authentic passenger cars were being sold and china from different rail lines were set out for display. Children were laughing and in awe as the tiny locomotives pulled train car after train car through mountain tunnels, passed buildings and cars and sometimes monsters battling it out in the countryside! It was a slice of hobbyist heaven.

Trey Dorner (left)i operates a model train as Jordan Whittemore waits his turn during the 47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

Trey Dorner (left)i operates a model train as Jordan Whittemore waits his turn during the 47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

Steven Niehenke (left) is held by his grandfather Ryan Riley as they watch model trains pass by during the 47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

Steven Niehenke (left) is held by his grandfather Ryan Riley as they watch model trains pass by during the 47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

Matthew Freer (left) operates a model train during the 47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

Matthew Freer (left) operates a model train during the 47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

Phoenix Guerzon (left) is held by his father Michael as they watch model trains pass by during the 47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

Phoenix Guerzon (left) is held by his father Michael as they watch model trains pass by during the 47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

John Callaway III (center) rides a Thomas the Train car followed by his grandmother Lillie Bowles during the 47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

John Callaway III (center) rides a Thomas the Train car followed by his grandmother Lillie Bowles during the 47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

Carson Mundt watches a model train pass by during the 47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

Carson Mundt watches a model train pass by during the 47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

An N-scale train runs along its tracks during the 47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

An N-scale train runs along its tracks during the 47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

Joshua Palmer (center) holds his son Gabriel as they watch model trains pass by during the 47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

Joshua Palmer (center) holds his son Gabriel as they watch model trains pass by during the 47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

Eliot Mohalski operates a model train during the 47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

Eliot Mohalski operates a model train during the 47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

Helen Beatty looks at railroad cars for sale during the 47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

Helen Beatty looks at railroad cars for sale during the 47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

Zoya Starbird (right) holds a train car as she sits on her father Ray's shoulders as they look at different displays during the 47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

Zoya Starbird (right) holds a train car as she sits on her father Ray’s shoulders as they look at different displays during the 47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

One Comment

on “47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale
One Comment on “47th Atlanta Model Train and Railroadiana Show and Sale
  1. Pingback: Capture Life Through the Lens | 2014 Ford Neighborhood Awards with Steve Harvey

Comments are closed.