2014 Magic of Model Trains Photo Gallery

The Locust Grove and Western Railroad: Our 30x20ft signature HO scale model train layout. Originally constructed in 2000 by the Wrecking Crew Model Railroad Club. Everything you ever wanted to know about the both the Wrecking Crew and the LG&W can be found here: https://wreckingcrewbham.com/frequently-asked-questions-faq-about-the-wrecking-crew-and-the-lgw/

Hogwarts Express: Originally built by the Wrecking Crew Model Railroad Club, this is a 5×8 HO scale fantasy layout based on the railroad from the popular Harry Potter series. Now owned by the McWane Science Center.

Coosa Valley Railroad: 4×8 N scale layout, based in North Alabama during the 1980’s. Built under the supervision of Wrecking Crew member Malcolm Sokol. Click here for a narrative about it’s construction:   https://wreckingcrewbham.com/the-coosa-valley-railroad/

The Oak Mountain Railroad: Given to the Wrecking Crew by the former owner of Oak Mountain Toy and Hobby. It is lovingly referred to by the Wrecking Crew as “The Old N Scale Layout”, re-named the Oak Mountain Railroad because it sounds better.

Shackelford/McCullough: This very nice HO scale railroad was originally built by E. Hugh Shackelford in his home. It was donated to the McWane Science Center, in his memory, by his daughters Betty S. McCullough and Caroline S. Fulmer.

The Kesler O Scale: This classic Lionel 0-27 layout was built by one of the founding members of the Magic City Railroad Club, Alvin Kesler. Currently owned by the McWane Science Center.

The Z Scale Layout: Donated to the museum for use in the Magic of Model Trains exhibit by Dr. Chris Shelton. This neat little 15″ x 24″ Z scale layout gets a lot of attention during the show.

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