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Sitka National Historical Park

Sitka National Historical Park

After touring the historic Washington monuments display and the NPS tribute, we (or more correctly, I) decided to also see the model train exhibit, which in reality was a series of re-creations of iconic national parks and sites in the National Register of Historic Places, all made from plants and other natural materials, with some model trains running through, around or above them. I must add that this exhibit was staged in a darkened gallery, and the lighting was in very unusual colors.

Totem poles and sign in Sitka National Historical Park, in Alaska.

Railroad and Theodore Roosevelt Home, posted earlier:

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marie-jose wolff06-Dec-2016 17:04
a very nice blend of colors, delightful image! V
Raymond06-Dec-2016 16:19
Someone is very patient to make those, WOW ...
Ika Zinka Eferl06-Dec-2016 16:11
Impressive display,nice vibrant colors ... perfect image .V
Wim Ensie06-Dec-2016 16:04
What a colorful park Helen
bill friedlander06-Dec-2016 15:51
Nice shot of the delightful presentation. Great colors, lots of work went into it. V
Jim Coffman06-Dec-2016 15:26
Soooo cool!
Dan Greenberg06-Dec-2016 14:57
I love the vibrant colors they chose for these. Nicely captured. ~V~
globalgadabout06-Dec-2016 14:40
quite the colourful spot...they did a great job on the totem poles..