Sunday, November 20, 2011

Railroad magic arises at two sites

The line between senior citizens and children gets a little blurry when a train pulled by a steam locomotive comes into view, whether it's a full-size mechanical masterpiece powered by coal or wood, or a model powered by electricity.
There is magic on display at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum's "Glory & Triumph: Trains Made America" exhibit, which opened Saturday and runs through July 31. It includes a fantastic array of model train layouts, but railroad lore is just as poignantly presented through hundreds of photographs and other artifacts, mainly bringing back the Lehigh Valley area's role in the heyday of railroads. Continued

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