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11-17-2006, 08:45 AM
Here's another great place to visit during the holiday season that is close to Disneyland. The following is a press release from the Richard Nixon Library.
"A Holiday Festival of Trains Pulls Into the Nixon Library November 18th Through January 7th
Magical Exhibit Features More Than 100 Toy Trains and Rare Display of Walt Disney's Cherished Lilly Belle
YORBA LINDA, Calif., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A new special exhibit at the Nixon Library will take visitors on a magical journey through the world of miniature trains when it rolls into town November 18 through January 7. One of the largest such collections ever assembled, A Holiday Festival of Trains features a breathtaking landscape of more than 100 toy trains whistling through dozens of tiny snow-covered villages and wintry mountain passes.
Accompanying the toy trains will be a rare display of the Lilly Belle, the miniature steam locomotive built in 1949 by Walt Disney and enjoyed in his own backyard, on loan from the Disney family.
A Holiday Festival of Trains will be open at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 18, and will be on display through Sunday, January 7, 2007, included with museum admission. The Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace is located at 18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard, Yorba Linda, California 92886. The Library is open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sundays 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $9.95 adults, $3.75 children 7 to 11, free for children 6 and younger; $6.95 for seniors 62 and up, and student; $5.95 for active military. Group tour discounts are available. For additional information visit www.nixonlibrary.org, or call (714) 993-3393."

11-22-2006, 01:34 PM
If someone goes could you post pictures? I would absolutely love to get some glimps of what the exhibit was like... Thanks!