Holiday Poinsettia Show 2010

Saturday, December 18th, 2010 - This morning my family viewed the Holiday Poinsettia
 Show indoors at the Lauritzen Gardens Visitor & Education Center's Floral Hall. This
 railroad theme display has, four rail lines: Christmas & Downtown, Country Railroad Loops,
 City Trolley Line, and Overhead Bridge Loop
, which runs though the Poinsettia Tree.
Bridge Line & Poinsettia Tree Poinsettia Tree Close_Up Country Railroad Loop Water tower

Note: the  buildings in this show are from the Model Railroad Garden.

Bench, Christmas & Downtown Railroad Loop
   Mid morning sun, makes interesting patterns on the snow-covered beach in front of the Visitor Center. Inside
   a double-stack container train runs counter-clockwise around the packages and a sleigh in the sitting area and
   the downtown skyscraper in the Floral Hall.

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Snow on beach sleigh & packages G-Scale Model RR Woodman tower
In front of the
Visitor Center

In Floral Hall.
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  New & Old Union Pacific headquarter  Omaha skyscrapers from Poinsettia Tree

Overhead Bridge Railroad Loop
   A Stream engine pulls several frontier era passenger cars over the bridges from the
   Model Railroad Garden and though the Poinsettia Tree.  The bridge line runs above
   the Christmas & Downtown Loop, City Landscape and Trolley Line & Country Loop.

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The trains runs in frontof (to Cityscape) and ... ... into the ...
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Poinsettia Tree, ... Then out of treetoward the Country Loop.
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Next the trains takes two right and ... ... over the Suspension bridgesto ...
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... Downtown. Holiday Express the Poinsettia Tree is the Show Stopper

   Northwest corner of the Floral Hall has landmarks from Omaha near the River.

D_Ciry_01 D_Ciry_02 D_Ciry_03 D_Ciry_04   Railraod Garden Booklet railroad Garden Building Info
Railroad Garden
& building Info
the Rose Theater, Omaha building,
 and St. Cecilia Cathedral
 Visitor and
Education Center

City Trolley Line
   A heritage trolley shuttles between the Anheuser-Busch Building & the Central High School,
   passing by the historical downtown and Old Market buildings.

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Row of Historical
Downtown Buildings
J.P. Cooke
Building #1 &#2
Central High School
at end of line

Country Railroad Loop
    A freight train runs clockwise around this dog bone loop from an elevator to the water tower and back.

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A Look around the Grain Elevator .. ... Water tower and back

Family, Poinsettia, Etc

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My Sisters & Mother Tender loving Care ... & Poinsettia Plant Facts My family

Previous Year Poinsettia Show

Reflection Pool 2006
Outside the foral Hall 2007
With Pat
Center High School Moddel at Holiday Poinsettia Show 2008
One Antique Sleigh fill of Gift 2009
Dec 21st, 09 - Holiday Poinsettia Show 2009 - Has 55 Pictures

Holiday Poinsettia Show 2010

Based on Gallery by MINO STUDIO

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