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28th annual model railroad show, swap meet starts Feb. 27
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LENA - The Depot Stove Gang Model Railroad Club will hold their 28th annual Model Railroad Show and Swap Meet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 27 and 28.

There will be over 30,000 square feet of operating displays, railroad memorabilia and model railroad merchandise. The show will be held in the Lena-Winslow elementary, junior high and high school gymnasiums and cafeterias, 401 Fremont St., Lena.

Lunch is available both days in the elementary cafeteria. Lena is located one mile north of U.S. 20 on Illinois 73. Directional signs will be posted.

The Depot Stove Gang show is rated as one of the nicest and largest shows in the Midwest. The show will be held regardless of the weather.

The show and parking are free. The Depot Stove Gang is an Illinois nonprofit organization, and free-will donations will be accepted at the elementary entrance. For more information, including area information, attractions and lodging, contact the Freeport/Stephenson County Convention and Visitors Bureau at 815-233-1357.