Railroad enthusiasts of all ages from the advanced scale modeler to the Thomas The Tank Engine set will converge in Wartrace on Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30, for the fourth annual Dixie Line Days train show.
The event, sponsored by the Dixie Flyer hobby shop, brings together hundreds of fans of miniature electric trains as well as those of the huge full scale behemoths that ply the rails through downtown Wartrace every day courtesy of CSX Transportation.
Activities include operating scale model railroads, dealers of electric trains and railroad related memorabilia, modeling and switching contests, photographers’ slide shows, and door prizes. The show hours are from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Friday, April 29, and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, April 30. Events will take place at five handicap accessible venues within walking distance of each other in downtown Wartrace with signage and free maps available to visitors.
Admission to all activities is $7 for adults and free for children under 12. Lunch will be served at three locations downtown. For additional information visit www.dixieflyertrains.com or call 800.465-0448.
Wartrace is located on State Highway 64, 10 miles west of exit 97 off I-24 or eight miles east of Shelbyville on Highway 64.