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Newport Model Railroad club draws a crowd at open houses

Ed Petry, president of the Newport Model Railroad Club, worked on a locomotive during a Jan. 1 open house. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)1 / 2
Teagyn Slocum, 3, of New Richmond, Wis., gets a boost from Hailey Jones so he can see the model railroad layout from above. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)2 / 2

Roughly 130 people turned out over the holidays to get a good look at the Newport Model Railroad Club’s train display.

The club of about 25 members holds the open house each year.

The club has scheduled a train show and sale for 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Woodbury High School.

Scott Wente

Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011.

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