Hickory – On Saturday, April 7, 9am-4pm, the Alexander Chapter-NRHS will host the 16th Annual NC Railroad Expo at the Hickory NC Metro & ConventionCenter. Located in Hickory, directly off I-40, and extremely convenient to Charlotte, Greensboro, Asheville, Greenville, and Roanoke. Admission is $5 for Adults and FREE for children under 12. All scales- HO, N, O and more! Lanterns, Locks, Paper, Slides and Photographs. Videos, DVD’s and Books. For more information, www.tarheelpress.com/Trainshow/

Vendors will be stocking approximately 250 tables full of neat items, and over 1000 people are expected to attend the event, an amazing number for a one day show. Many dealers comment that this show is one of the best on the train show circuit. All proceeds from the show benefit the museum and restoration efforts of the Alexander Chapter National Railway Historical Society. Hickory Metro Convention Center is at 1960 13th Ave. Drive, SE, Hickory, NC 28602.