22nd Annual Tampa Model Train Show & Sale | Calendar
Golden Spike Enterprises, Inc., is proud to announce its 22nd TAMPA MODEL TRAIN SHOW AND SALE. This unique event will take place this year at the Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa, Florida at the Special Events Center, 4800 US Highway 301 N., Tampa, 33610 on Saturday, December 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, December 22, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This location is conveniently located near the intersection of I-4 and I-75.
Over 300 tables representing dealers from across the country will have model items of all calibers and railroad antiques for sale. This is Florida’s largest combined exhibit featuring items for the “modeller” and “rail enthusiast” under one roof. The model maker can choose from the Lionel, American Flyer, LGB, Marklin or Ives trains of the past or the present. The rail enthusiast can focus on dining car china, lanterns, switch locks and keys, calendars, timetables, or any other artifact actually used by railways. Both collectible interests represent truly unique pieces of Americana.
An additional feature of this show will be 13 large award-winning work layouts with displays and clinics for all to enjoy during all opening hours of the show. To include are Estes “The Great Dog Bone” layout, “Fun and Disasters” layout, Safe layout, West Pasco Railroad Association, Greater Florida Lego large layout and work display Train Club and the Orlando N-Track that kids can help run.
All participants will be able to relive the glory days of the railroad in Florida when the Seaboard Railroad, the Florida East Coast Railway and the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad were king.
Again, this twice-yearly event will take place on Saturday, December 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and again on Sunday, December 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Florida State Fairgrounds. , Special events center. Admission is $ 9.00, children under 12 are free. Please use the Martin Luther King entrance to the exhibition grounds. For coupons, please visit www.gserr.com. There is a charge for parking at the Florida State Fairgrounds.
For more dealer information or other show details please call (813) 949.7197 and ask for Alan Altman or Charlie Miller at (703) 536-2954