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I know that sounds ominous, but I’m actually talking about something awesome. The Huntington Holiday Train will return to the Columbus Metropolitan Library on November 22, 2021.
The 600-square foot train includes multiple miniature trains that run on over 280 feet of track. In addition to 50 pounds of artificial snowflakes, the train is nestled in dozens of miniature buildings, all of which are made from natural materials like leaves, bark, pinecones, and moss.
The attraction was built in 1992 by Applied Imagination founder Paul Busse and until 2009, it was displayed in the lobby of the Huntington Building at Broad and High.
For the past ten years, it’s found a home for the holidays at the Main Library. The train wasn’t on display last year due to the pandemic.
Highlights of the holiday train set-up include a 6-foot-tall cathedral and an 8-foot-tall castle and a waterfall that pumps 600 gallons of water per hour.
The Huntington Holiday Train will be on display through Jan. 8, 2022. The Main Library is located at 96 S. Grant Ave. and free 1-hour parking is available in the attached garage. Want to see more? Keep scrolling.
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