Commerce Twp, Michigan: World's Largest O-Scale Model Railroad

Packed floor-to-ceiling inside an old supermarket. Hundreds of computers operate 30 to 50 trains at a time, in a landscape of 1950s Chicago. Open since 2005.

Chi-Town Union Station

Address:
8275 Cooley Lake Rd, Commerce Twp, MI
Directions:
Chi-Town Union Station. About 30 miles north of Detroit Metro Airport in the village of Union Lake. On the south side of Cooley Lake Rd, three buildings west of Union Lake Rd.
Hours:
F-Su 11-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
248-613-9471
Admission:
Adults $5
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Chi-Town Union Station

The world's largest O-scale model railroad fills a 10,000-square-foot building floor-to-ceiling with 14,000 feet of track. Hundreds of computers operate 30 to 50 trains at a time. A reproduction of the luxury passenger trains of Chicago and its destinations in the 1950s.

[Seth Lampe, 03/03/2015]

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