"Hot Ticket to Ride!" Silver Spring B&O R.R. Station, Montgomery County Heritage Days

Saturday, June 23, 2012 - Sunday, June 24, 2012
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: Free

Sponsored by: Montgomery Preservation Inc. & Silver Spring Historical Society

"Hot Ticket to Ride!" Montgomery County Heritage Days at Silver Spring B&O R.R. Station

2012 Montgomery County "Heritage Days" Weekend Open House, Sat. & Sun., 6/23 & 24, Live Music Sunday!
Silver Spring Historic Baltimore & Ohio 1945 Railroad Station
8100 Georgia Ave. at Sligo Ave., Silver Spring, MD 301-495-4915, Photo Opp! Free!

Saturday June 23, 10 am - 4 pm, Sunday, June 24, 12 - 4 pm
Tour the restored 1945 National Register Colonial Revival B&O Station;
Train-Spot Real Trains Roaring Down Station Tracks;
"Train Days" presented by Rockville Model Railroad Society:
Enjoy Intriguing Model Railroad Displays for Kids of all Ages;
Work "Switcher Module"; Consult with "Ask a Member Train Clinic";
View HO-Scale Antique R.R.Model on permanent display; Watch HO-Scale Model Kit-Building Demos;
Learn about R.R. Safety with Jeff Peck, Operation Life Saver.
View Station Manager Robert B. Davis's extraordinary lifelong R.R. photographic display,
some originally taken with his Brownie Camera; Refreshments.

Sunday, June 24, 1 p.m., Live Music: Rick Kanton, Singer/Songwriter/Silver Spring's
Troubadour Extraordinaire performs Folk/Blues/Rock magic on Electric/Slide/Acoustic Guitar
& Steel Mandolin, CDs Available, "Folk Remedy," "Cure Your Ills Without Any Pills," "Blue Horizon," more!
http://www.reverbnation.com/jackcouldntmakeit http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/rickkanton Rick Kanton | CD Baby


Antique Miniature Model Railroad
http://ww2.gazette.net/stories/03232011/burtnew211215_32533.php with photos

http://www.montgomerypreservation.org/mpiCalendar.html MPI owns and runs historic S.S. B&O R.R. Station,
Listed on The National Register of Historic Places, & on Montgomery County Master Plan for Historic Preservation

Photos courtesy of Silver Spring Historical Society, (1) SSHS President Jerry A. McCoy leading Tour of Historic S.S.
outside the 1945 Historic Silver Spring B&O R.R. Station; (2) Singer/Songwriter Silver Spring Troubadour Rick Kanton
performing at 1945 Historic Silver Spring B&O R.R. Station. Photographer: George French

Location:
Historic Silver Spring B&O Railroad Station
8100 Ga. Ave. at Sligo Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Event Contact Info:
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301-495-4915
http://www.montgomerypreservation.org/mpiCalendar.html