A model train on a track.

Greenberg’s Great Train and Toy Show this weekend – Jeff Gross

This weekend the Shriner’s Auditorium again will host Greenberg’s Great Train and Toy Show.  The Show is on March 25-26th 2023 Saturday 10am – 4pm & Sunday 10 am -4 pm.  To use your GPS, the location is Shriner’s Auditorium 99 Fordham Road, Wilmington, MA 01887 (just about an hour from Providence).

The show features 80+ vendors with Trains, Toys, Collectable’s of all kinds. Parking is free. Children 11 and under are free as well. The show will host workshops and live demonstrations. There will be a test track and an outdoor riding train. 

Tickets can be purchased online with a discount at or at the door, however, the door sales are cash only.

Not a train collector yet?  Layouts will be everywhere that will strike up the interest in the youngsters . 

The following confirmed groups will have their operating layouts on display:

  • European Train Enthusiasts (Eastern New England) – 20’ x 37’- HO Scale
  • Northeast Ntrak – 24’ x 32’ – N Scale
  • Ron’s Model Trains – 16’ x 24’ – O Gauge
  • Hub Division – 24’ x 28’ – HO Scale
  • Bristol S-Gauge Club – 14’ x 30’ – S Gauge
  • Flanagan, Robert – 12’ x 20’ – S Gauge
  • American Flyer Trains Club – 8’ x 8’ – S Gauge
  • Northeast T-Trak – 13’ x 24’ – N Scale
  • Boston Metro Hi Railers – 10’ x 25’ – O Gauge
  • Hobby Connection – 8’ x 15’ – Standard Gauge

Already a Model Railroader?  Here are some dealers and the items they will be selling:

William Leminen will have an outstanding collection of Menards and Lionel trains for sale.  Blackstone Valley Productions is back from vacation in Florida, and will a great collection of new DVDs for sale of various railraods. C&A trains will have an outstanding supply of scenery, buildings, people and detail parts of various scales.

Is there a Star Wars or other Toy Collector in your group? Ken will have many shelving units of various Star wars, Star Trek and other collectable toys.

Have little ones with you?  Not only does Jessica have various Hess related and other transportation collectables but she also has a vast array of toys to purchase and keep the youngsters entertained.

Yours truly will have trains and Die cast cars of all scales. The trains will be from N scale all the way to G Scale which is frequently being used for Garden Railroading. Mention this article and Jeff will give you a 10% discount on your purchase.  Just look for the American Flags.

Numerous other dealers will have Post War and Pre War Lionel trains, to boot.
Hope to see you there!


Jeffrey “Jeff” Gross spent 21 years as an Analytical Chemist at the USCG R&D Center in Groton, Connecticut, Woods Hole Laboratories, and Helix Technologies. Changing careers is a “great learning experience for everyone”, Jeff says, and I’m an avid outdoorsman and conservationist, a student of the sciences, and the world. The US holds too many wonders not to take a chance and explore them”.

Jeff is the Model Train and Railroad entrepreneur. Proud Golden Retriever owner. Ultra strong Second Amendment Advocate and Constitutionalist. “Determined seeker of the truth”.  Jeff is a RIFGPA Legislative and Legal Officer, Freshwater Chairman, NRA Liaison.

His subjects include Outdoors, Second Amendment, Model Railroading, and Whimsical.

He can be reached at: [email protected]

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