Pat Roach Visits Lauritzen Gardens

Thursday December 27 - Christmas Week, my friend, Pat Roach, from Portland Oregon
 is visiting his folks.  Today Pat and I viewed the Holiday Poinsettia Show & Japanese
 Art display
at Lauritzen Gardens, hiked out into the gardens & visited Kenefick Park
Hike in the garden - Victorian Garden Back at Visitor Center- Lit RR Garden Building Kenefick Park - Big Boy

Holiday Poinsettia Show & Japanese Art @ Visitor Center
  The Holiday Poinsettia Show include a Pick Poinsettia Tree and buildings from the Model Railroad Garden.

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The Model Railroad Garden Building Displays
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 Building Displayed
Outdoor at

Model Railroad's
Grand Opening
& Week After

"A Thing of Beauty is a Joy Forever" by Chizuko Takechi - South Hall
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   Some thumbnails are out of order for better presentation.

Hike out into the Gardens
   We spend about an hour hiking to the Sunpu Gate and back

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Wildlife Tree
Pass thru the Victorian Garden Path to the
Peony Garden
Cranes At 
Bird Sanctuary
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Pat Roach & Steve Adams at the lifeless Model Railroad Garden
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Above: Sunpu Castle Gate and Mt. Fuji at site of the Future Japan Garden

Left: "Startled" - bronze sculpture of a buck in The Song of the Lark Meadow

Back at Visitor Center
  The Lights in & around tree trunks and lights in the Model Railroad Garden buildings had been turn on.

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Kenefick Park

IMG_2367 IMG_2369 IMG_2370  Left: River Overlook & History on the
   first Railroad bridge over the river.

 Center:  Pat viewing timeline wall.

Union Pacific Big Boy.

Pat Roach Visits Lauritzen Gardens

Based on Gallery by MINO STUDIO

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