George L. Carter Railroad Museum - Johnson City, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 36° 18.141 W 082° 22.152
17S E 377066 N 4018354
Quick Description: The Mountain Empire Model Railroaders enjoy HO, N and G scale working layouts
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 12/18/2009 3:00:57 AM
Waymark Code: WM7XE9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7
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Long Description:
If the red lights are flashing on the railroad crossing sign outside the ETSU Campus Center Building, then the Mountain Empire Model Railroaders are at work in Room 113 on their working layouts (HO, N, and G scales) in this musuem. Opened in November 2007. The latest addition is a 21-stall model railroad roundhouse, turntable and supporting structures.

There is also a side room set up as a day care for little railroaders.
Scale: Other (select this option if there is more than one scale used)

What is the theme of the layout?:
G scale is a lumber yard. Z scale runs between a pair of mountainous communities HO is the largest around several scenes

What is the era of the layout? (What time period does the layout depict?):
1800's to present

Is there an admission fee? If so how much..:
Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., every Saturday. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated to keep the club's work going.

Is this location handicap accessible?: Yes

What type of location is this layout found in? ( Museum, Club, Hobby Shop, Business, Manufacturer,..:
The Carter Railroad Museum is located in the ETSU Campus Center Building (Old College of Medicine Building and formerly the Student Union).

What is the herald of the layout? (Is there a featured railroad line(s) for the layout): Not listed

Layout Website: Not listed

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