2019 NCX Crossing Prototype Tours
Port Huron Museums - Ford Piqutte Avenue Plant - Detroit Newspaper Plant

"A Day in the Bluewater" Pre-Convention  - ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED! 
This tour will visit three interesting museums, one intriguing locomotive restoration project, and one fantastic layout during this all-day excursion on Thursday, November 7th.  Since this tour will depart the Troy Community Center before other convention activities begin, including Registration,  Advance Registration for the tour through this website is mandatory.  The deadline for Bluewater Tour registrations will be Tuesday, October 1st.  The cost is $50, which will cover transportation and museum admissions.  Lunch will be on your own at a Port Huron restaurant to be determined.  Tour will depart the Troy Community Center at 8:30 am, with return by 6:30 pm. Tour highlights include:   

Thomas Edison Depot Museum: The exhibits portray Edison’s multifaceted story of creativity, family support, adversity, perseverance, and ultimate triumph as one of the greatest inventors of our time.   More info:  Click Here  

D.B. Harrington Narrow Gauge Steam Locomotive: The 3-foot narrow gauge locomotive is being restored at the Port Huron Museum’s Carnegie Center.  More info:  Click Here  

Port Huron and Detroit Historical Society: Offers educational experiences through interpreting historic railway structures, artifacts and equipment native to the St. Clair Railway Tunnel and Greater Blue Water Area.  More info:  Click Here 

Fine Art Models Museum: Features museum quality models of ships, including the Titanic in 1:48 scale, automobiles, military, aircraft, ships and of course, trains.  More info:  Click Here  

Detroit Area Tours:
Ford Piquette Avenue Plant: Birthplace of the Model T

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