Last Weekend For Brazos Valley Model Railroad Display
For Release: October 11, 2005College Station, TX - This weekend is the last weekend of operation for the Brazos Valley Model Railroad Club’s Model Railroad at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. This model railroad has been on display in the museum rotunda since September 18. The George Bush Library is pleased to welcome eleven modular model railroads to the Museum during the nine months of the Trains: Tracks of the Iron Horse exhibit. The model railroads will be set up in the rotunda of the library and will be operated on weekends (Saturday 9:00–5:00 and Sunday 12:00–5:00), holidays, and during special museum events. On weekdays, the railroads will remain set up as static displays.
The next model railroad display will be by the San Antonio Model Railroad Club October 29 to November 27. Its dates of operation will be October 29-30, November 5-7, November 12-13, November 19-20 and November 25-27. To see photos of the modular layout go to http://www.samrarail.org/modular/modular_photos.htm . For more information on this club, you may visit their website at http://www.trainweb.org/samra/.
The Bush Library would like to extend a special thanks to all of the model railroad clubs and private owners who have agreed to display their layouts at the Bush Library. The library would also like to thank the Manor Inn Hotel for providing discounted lodging to our model railroad exhibitors. To see a complete listing of the model railroad schedule check out our website http://bushlibrary.tamu.edu.
The Museum at the George Bush Presidential Library hours are Monday – Saturday, 9:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and Sundays from 12:00 until 5:00 p.m. Museum admission is $7.00 for adults, $5.00 for senior citizens 62+ and active retired military with ID, as well as groups of 20 or more with advance reservations. Children 6 and older are $2.00; TAMU and Blinn College students as well as children under 6 are free.