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38th Annual WNYRHS Greater Buffalo Train & Toy Show
Review November 23rd & 24th, 2019


On Saturday and Sunday November 23rd and 24th the Society held its 38th Greater Buffalo Train and Toy Show. We are happy to report that the show was very successful and well attended. This years show will featured nearly 400 table filled with model trains, toy trains, collectible toys, dolls, from over 80 individual dealers.

Due to popular demand, we brought back more layouts to the Train Show this year. We had the two Niagara Orleans Model Railroad Engineers, Inc. HO & N gauge layouts, The Gowanda & Buffalo Model Railroad Club HO gauge layout, The Flower City Tin Trackers "O" gauge layout, two Joy of Trains layouts that the kids could play with, plus a great "HO" gauge layout from the Salamanca Rail Museum and two new "S" Gauge layouts. Nine great train layouts in all that you and the kids could enjoy. We also had an expanded Thomas the Tank Engine© play area for the younger kids courtesy of the Gowanda & Buffalo Model Railroad Club.

Also new to the show were two operating Lego train layouts and Jenny, "The Lego Lady", who hosted two special Lego building events at 11:00am and 1:00pm each day.

In addition, we had a working model of an amusement park for your enjoyment. Several groups including the Niagara Frontier Chapter - National Railway Historical Society, Buffalo Harbor Museum, Salamanca Rail Museum and others had displays for your enjoyment as well and nine guest speakers gave talks throughout the day.

The "Gowanda and Buffalo Model Railroad Club" again sponsored the "Thomas & Friends" free kids play area which was loaded with future "engineers" all day. Two new "S" guage layouts were a great addition.


The WNYRHS is proud to host a show that has dealers which offer something for everyone in the family. Over 80% of our dealers offer prototype or model railroad products for the serious railfan. Other dealers have products that appeal to women and children that may not have railroad interests but love toys, dolls, crafts or food. Below are some of the many different products the dealers had to offer.

Thanks again to all our dealers and friends who came to the show. And a hearty Thank You to all our Society Members who volunteered their time to help set up and take down tables, take tickets, man tables and answer questions. We couldn't have done it without all of you! We hope you enjoyed yourself and that we will see you for our wonderful  "29th WNYRHS Winter Train & Toy Show" February 15th and 16th, 2020!  Sincerely, Art

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