Golden Spike Enterprises, Inc. is proud to announce its 8th ANNUAL TAMPA RAILFAIR AND MODEL TRAIN SHOW AND SALE. This unique event will be held this year at the Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa, Florida in the Special Events Center on Saturday, December 15, 2012 from 9:00am to 5:00pm and on Sunday, December 16, 2012 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. This location is conveniently located near the intersection of I-4 and I-75 Note: This is the only show of this type to be held at the Florida State Fairgrounds during the Christmas and Winter Season.
Over 350 tables representing dealers from all over the nation will have model items in all gauges and Railroad Antiques for sale. This is Florida’s largest combination show, displaying items for both the “modeler” and “rail buff” alike all under one roof. The model railroader may choose from Lionel, American Flyer, LGB, Marklin or Ives Trains from the past or present. The rail buff may focus on dining car china, lanterns, switch locks and keys, calendars, timetables or any other artifacts actually utilized by the railroads. Both collecting interests represent truly unique pieces of Americana.
As an extra feature of this show are eight large, award winning, working layouts with displays and clinics for all to enjoy during all open show hours. To be included are the Silverton Central Modular Railroad, Plant City N-Track, Jim Mercier’s G-Scale, “Fun and Disasters” Layout, Safe Layout, Garden Railroad Society large G-Scale Layout, The Greater Florida Lego Train Club and a Ride-On-Train for all the kids. Also Santa Claus will be there with free gifts for all the children attending
All attendees will be able to relive the glory days of railroading in Florida when the Seaboard Railroad, Florida East Coast Railroad and the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad were king.
Once again, this once a year event will be held on Saturday, December 15th from 9:00am to 5:00pm and again on Sunday, December 16th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Florida State Fairgrounds. Admission is $8.00, good for both days. Children under 12 are free. For discount coupons please go to www.gserr.com. Parking fee charged.
For other details please call GSE99@aol.com and ask for Alan Altman.