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Columbia Historic Preservation Society's Open House

Event

Title:
Columbia Historic Preservation Society's Open House
When:
Sun, September 24, 2017, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Where:
Columbia Historic Preservation Society's Philadelp - Columbia, PA
Category:
Open House
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Created by:
Jerry Britton


Venue

Location:
Columbia Historic Preservation Society's Philadelp - Website
Street:
21 North 2nd Street
ZIP:
17512
City:
Columbia
State:
PA
Country:
United States
Scale:
HO
Power:
Digitrax DCC
NMRA Division:
SUSQUEHANNA
Sub Division:
SOUTHERN PA
E-mail:
seg57@embarqmail.com

Description

The Columbia Historic Preservation Society Model HO Model Railroad covers 1000 square feet and is HO (1:87) scale. The Columbia area is prototypical (based on what actually existed). The time era of Columbia is 1920-1940. Columbia covers approximately 200 sq.ft. of the layout, and is home to a large roundhouse facility, a major yard, coaling and diesel facilities as well as two railroad stations (Pennsylvania RR and Reading RR).