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Choo-Choo Barn, Traintown, USA

Choo-Choo Barn, Traintown, USA Review

What started as a family hobby in 1945 with a single train chugging around the Groff family Christmas tree is now the Choo-Choo Barn, Traintown, USA. This 1,700-square-foot display of Lancaster County in miniature has 20 trains, mainly in O-gauge, with 150 animated scenes, including an authentic Amish barn raising, a huge three-ring circus with animals and acrobats, and a blazing house fire with fire engines rushing to the disaster. Periodically, the overhead lights dim and the scene turns to night, with streetlights and locomotive headlights glowing in the darkness.

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  • Address: 226 Gap Rd, Rte. 741 E, ear Fairview Rd. Strasburg, PA 17579 | Map It
  • Phone: 717/687–7911; 800/450–2920
  • Cost: $7
  • Hours: Mar.–Dec., daily 10–5
  • Website:
  • Location: Strasburg
Updated: 05-19-2011

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