P & W
(Piedmont and Western Model Railroad Museum)

Model Railroad Open House

Visit us at our 18th annual open house on

Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 1 PM to 5 PM

Special Notice: The Piedmont and Western was the front page of Model Railroader May 2018.

We thank the many visitors that came last year to see one of the

largest model railroads in North Carolina.

Folks were welcomed by the Parking crew.

People lined up to enter the two buildings.

Not sure who is more impressed, dad or sons.

Child's eye level view of Little Valley. (1.2Mb file) Close inspection will reveal several boy scouts hiking on the mountain side.

HO Scale
Construction started over 55 years ago
Over 550 feet mainline track
50 locomotives
Over 450 cars
4 yards
10 towns
Digital Command Control

12012 Abernathy Rd
Charlotte NC
(Click for directions)

For further information or to attend one of our monthly operating sessions
Jim Thomas at
Martin Oakes at
Or Call
Martin Oakes at 704-483-0419