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BEACON Senior News - Western Colorado

Grand Valley Model Railroad Club Christmas Train Show

Grand Valley Model Railroad Club brings back its Christmas Train Show to Cross Orchards Historic Site, 3073 F Road in Grand Junction. The show, in its 34th year, features indoor layouts of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad circa 1950 among other familiar landmarks, such as Grand Junction’s historic Union Depot, the town of Glenwood Springs and Mt. Garfield. Weather permitting, there will be an outdoor garden railway and several running displays.
Additionally, Cross Orchards offers rides on its tractor train and vintage fire truck. The train show opens December 10-11 and runs from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on December 17-18, 24, 26 and 31. Admission is $10 for a family, $5 for adults and $2 for kids. Cash or check only. Visit for details or call 970-245-3273.