Photos: Railroad Museum hosts festival in Riverhead

08/24/2014 9:58 AM |
The LIRR G-16 park train, which was at the 1964-1965 World's Fair. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

The LIRR G-16 park train, which was at the 1964-1965 World’s Fair. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

The Railroad Museum of Long Island is hosting a festival this weekend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the LIRR G-16 Park Train, which ran at the 1964 World’s Fair in Queens.

The festival includes displays, vendors, toy train layouts and railroad music.

The festival runs again from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

A crossing sign at the museum. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

A crossing sign at the museum. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Two-year-old Adam Case of Coram enjoys the train display. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Two-year-old Adam Case of Coram enjoys the train display. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Pat Buffolino, 4, of Huntington plays with his toy train aboard a LIRR caboose. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Pat Buffolino, 4, of Huntington plays with his toy train aboard a LIRR caboose. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

The outdoor train display. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

The outdoor train display. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

A simulator used to train LIRR engineers. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

A simulator used to train LIRR engineers. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Cameron O'Leary, 2, of Port Jefferson makes the "choo choo" sound effect as the train goes by. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Cameron O’Leary, 2, of Port Jefferson makes the “choo choo” sound effect as the train goes by. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Detail of Peter Miller's O Scale display. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Detail of Peter Miller’s O Scale display. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

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