San Antonio Model Railroad Association Display
For Release: October 20, 2005College Station, TX - The San Antonio Model Railroad Association (SAMRA) will display its model railroad in the rotunda of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum from October 29 to November 27. The George Bush Library is pleased to welcome eleven modular model railroads to the library 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 9:30–5:00 and Sunday 12:00–5:00), holidays, and during special museum events. On weekdays, the railroads will remain set up as static displays.
The dates of operation for the San Antonio Model Railroad Association model will be October 29-30, November 5-7, November 12-13, November 19-20 and November 25-27. The model is HO scale.
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.
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.
For this and other events, be sure to check out our website http://bushlibrary.tamu.edu.