As a boy, I loved trains immensely, and in some way I still do. And although I had seen the ads for the Transit Museum Annex’s Holiday Train Show at Grand Central Terminal, I hadn’t had a chance until last week – and it made me feel a bit like a kid again. I remembered the train set I had begged my folks for when I was a boy. Of course, I managed to take a few photos so check them out. . .
I love how this house is set into the moutains – it’s a cool look. I think.
Some of the details for the Holiday Train Show were regionally accurate. You may not be able to see it in this shot but the bus on the ramp but it’s actually a Westchester County Bee Line Bus.
Here you’ll some fall foliage hidden on a mountain. It’s actually the front of the mountain while the cute house is the back.
This model version of Grand Central Terminal is fairly accurate, down to the tracks below the building.
I can’t tell you how much I loved the details, here. Someone paid careful attention to even the smallest detail.
Of course, I paid attention to the fact that they had a little Irish pub with people sitting outside near it.
Isn’t this adorable? King Kong hanging off the Empire State Building, man!
Here a train picks up passengers at an elevated train station, and it looks as though it could be 125th Street. The train reminds quite a bit of the old “redbird” trains on the 7 line.
For these photos and a few more photos, check out the Flickr set here: