Watch the railroad days come to life!
The Carriage House Museum is proud to display the famous
William J. Lenoir Model Railroad Collection—the only exhibition of Lenoir’s
Bill Lenoir’s model trains are magical miniature replicas of
brass steam locomotives, gas-electric cars, passenger cars, freight cars, and
railroad structures. His
hand-built wonders circle through an intricate village scene, capturing the
tiniest details—from flickering dining car lights to overflowing coal cars.
A pioneer in model train building, Lenoir painstakingly
crafted his replicas to the scale of ¼ inch to the foot (known as O-gauge
Please note that due to the age of the layout and the delicate nature of the electronics involved, the trains will only be running for special occasions like Sturgis Falls and our Christmas Walk.
The layout is always available for viewing during our open hours, though!