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Train Slide Show # 4 – Thursday

Thurs February 23rd, 2012 @ 8.15pm – Action Hobbies hosts Historical Train Slide Show #4

Free admission!

Featured in this edition of the slide show will be the photos of Gord Harwood, shots of railroading around the Lake Erie area from the early 1990’s to the present day.

Also featured will be a video presentation of John Mills’ “Railway Recollections Part III – Railfan Excursions”, containing rare colour footage of the steam excursions in southern Ontario and Montreal, Quebec in the late 1950’s / early 1960’s. Narration by John Mills & Al Paterson. Due to popular demand from the last screening, we also now distribute GPS Video DVDs at a great price.

This slide show event is part of our “Essex Train Show Weekend” – featuring a No Tax On Trains Sale from Feb 23rd at 7pm until the end of the Essex Train Show on Sunday Feb 26th. 13% off all in stock model train products and accessories!

Limited seating available – arrive early!

Slides spanning decades • Digital presentation

Extended store hours – 13% off all model train products during the extended shop hours, 7pm – 8pm / close.

Friday February 24th – Open House at Action Hobbies Model Railroad (840 County Road 20 West, Kingsville) from 11am – 3pm.

ESSEX TRAIN SHOW – Saturday Feb25th and Sunday Feb26th.

Check poster for additional details.

Refreshments are available for purchase along with complimentary snacks. Look for the special “Mystery Pop” selection on the pop machine – not only does it contain over 20 different flavours, but it also has prizes, including Action Hobbies gift certificates!

And in case you haven’t seen or heard about it yet, be sure to check out our new model railroad layout blog, charting the construction of our new triple-decker model railroad:

Frequently updated – look for new content often!

Attached is a poster suitable for printing. Pass it along!

Call Action Hobbies at (519) 733-2619 for additional information.

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