The Garden Railway 2018 theme is "Time in the Garden" that will feature structures that incorporate the concept of time in their construct. Come and see a Grandfather ‘Mouse’ Clock reminiscent of the kids nursey rhyme, “Hickory, Dickory, Dock,” delight in finding a Giant Rabbit with a Watch Fob who is late to return to the book, Alice in Wonderland, and discover an hourglass sculpture, a sundial, and many other time-related formations.
With a changing theme each year, the Garden Railway display is a miniature world with a quarter mile track running through it, all set in the splendor of Morris Arboretum’s summer garden. It features loops and tunnels, bridges and trestles and all of the miniature buildings are created entirely of natural materials, each meticulously detailed with leaves, bark, vines and twigs. Logs and branches are also used to create unique tunnels and overhead trestles. Nestled among woody plants, colorful annuals and perennials, the finished product is an