Botanical center's train garden chugs back to life

The Quad-City Botanical Center in Rock Island, Ill., celebrate a grand reopening of its model railroad garden
Chugging along into a day of laughter and imagination, dozens of local kids rolled into the Quad-City Botanical Center in Rock Island, Ill., for a grand reopening of its railroad garden Sunday afternoon.

In conjunction with various Father’s Day activities, the center cut the ribbon on the newly renovated Train Garden, which features an elaborate diorama of tracks, miniature landscapes and moving engines as well as many hands-on children’s activities.

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