Unwrapping my first model train when I was 5 years old is the earliest memory I have of receiving something I had been waiting for all my little life! Model train collectors typically start early in life and then continue well into old age. Did you know that rockstar swooner Sir Rod Stewart was (and still is) such a passionate model train collector enthusiast, that he’d book an extra hotel room next to his so that he could work on his model trains when he was on tour?? Click right here to learn more about his 23 year project that resulted in his own epic model railway city!
For those local model train lovers (toddler to grandparent) eager to see and feel the real thing, you’re in for a great ,month! Woodbridge residents at Fox Hill Run, Forest View, Evergreen East, Evergreen Forest and Cloverleaf Gardens can head over to the Barron Arts Center for the Annual Holiday Model Train Show from 11/27 thru 12/30 11am – 4pm. The collection is available to view by reservation only by calling 732-634-0413. Face masks are recommended and there are only a limited amount of guests at any one time to allow social distancing. The exhibit is closed 12/24 & 12/25.
A tradition of more than 31 years is no small matter when it comes to a collecting passion and we can thank the shows displayer and owner Mike Gelesky – a Woodbridge resident – for his yearly commitment in sharing his amazing collection.
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