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Model railroad exhibit at Cook Park Library

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  • Omar Rasidagic of Grayslake sets a train in the rails while displaying his multiple-scale train layout during the Winter Wishes on the Railway event at Cook Park Library in Libertyville Saturday. Nonperishable food items were collected as admission, and will be donated to the Lake County Food Pantry.

       Omar Rasidagic of Grayslake sets a train in the rails while displaying his multiple-scale train layout during the Winter Wishes on the Railway event at Cook Park Library in Libertyville Saturday. Nonperishable food items were collected as admission, and will be donated to the Lake County Food Pantry.
    JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

  • Everett Kehe, 9, left, of Libertyville and James DiTommaso, 9, of Mundelein watch model trains roll past during the Winter Wishes on the Railway event Saturday at Cook Park Library in Libertyville.

       Everett Kehe, 9, left, of Libertyville and James DiTommaso, 9, of Mundelein watch model trains roll past during the Winter Wishes on the Railway event Saturday at Cook Park Library in Libertyville.
    JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

  • A multiple-scale train layout is displayed by Omar Rasidagic of Grayslake, center, during the Winter Wishes on the Railway event Saturday at Cook Park Library in Libertyville.

       A multiple-scale train layout is displayed by Omar Rasidagic of Grayslake, center, during the Winter Wishes on the Railway event Saturday at Cook Park Library in Libertyville.
    JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

  • Omar Rasidagic, 12, of Grayslake stands with his brother Hamza, 5, as he displays his multiple-scale train layout during the Winter Wishes on the Railway event Saturday at Cook Park Library in Libertyville. Nonperishable food items were collected as admission, and will be donated to the Lake County Food Pantry.

       Omar Rasidagic, 12, of Grayslake stands with his brother Hamza, 5, as he displays his multiple-scale train layout during the Winter Wishes on the Railway event Saturday at Cook Park Library in Libertyville. Nonperishable food items were collected as admission, and will be donated to the Lake County Food Pantry.
    JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald staff report

The Cook Park Library in Libertyville showcased the Winter Wishes on the Railway model train exhibit Saturday, as patrons experienced the sights and sounds of the Green Bay Milwaukee and Chicago Model Railroad Show.

Models featured a variety of sizes, including vintage O-gauge scale trains, plus LEGO and Thomas the Train collections arranged by 12-year-old Omar Rasidagic.

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Nonperishable food items were collected for admission and donated to the Lake County Food Pantry.

The show continues Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. at the library at 413 N. Milwaukee Ave. More information can be found at www.cooklib.org.

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