Town Foreman Glenn Greene lines up boxcars Sunday on a section of a model train display on the second floor of the Westernport City Building at 107 Washington St. The display, built by Greene, retired Mineral County teacher Stan Szafran and NewPage mill employee Dale Matthews, took approximately 2 1/2 months to complete, and features scenes from the town of Westernport, in-cluding a replica of the Luke mill, below, which was build by Szafran. Space for the display was provided by the Westernport Mayor and City Council. The display will be open to the public Nov. 27 from 5 to 8 p.m., Dec. 1 from 2 to 6 p.m., Dec. 5 from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Dec. 8 from 2 to 6 p.m., Dec. 12 from 5 to 8 p.m., Dec. 15 from 2 to 6 p.m., Dec. 19 from 5 to 8 p.m., Dec. 22 from 2 to 6 p.m., Dec. 29 from 2 to 6 p.m., Jan. 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. and Jan. 5 from 2 to 6 p.m. Admission is free and do-nations will be accepted.
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