The Golden Empire Historical and Modeling Society, of Bakersfield, will be hosting Central California’s largest model train show, at the Kern County Fairgrounds, located at 1142 South P St. on March 10th and 11th.

The train show will be open to the public on Saturday, March 10th, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and on Sunday, March 11th, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

General admission is $7 per person, with children ages 12 and below admitted free, when accompanied by a paying adult. The one-time admission charge is good for both days of the show. There will be approximately 100 vendor tables and several operating model train layouts on display. There will also be hourly door prizes and drawings for model train sets.

For more information about the show please call 496-9514 or email You may also visit the Society’s web site at




  • Occurred Sunday, March 11th, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Occurred Saturday, March 10th, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm


Kern County Fairgrounds


Doug Wagner