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Whistle Stop Model Trains

2490 E. Colorado, Pasadena, CA

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The Whistle Stop Model Train store has been in this 1940s brick building. since 1988. The store originally opened in 1951 a few blocks west of here. 1940 brick building.

xThe California Cultural Historical Society labeled the original 1951 sign a Historical Landmark, which made it possible for the train shop to mount the sign on this building.

xThe locomotive is animated when the neon sign is turned on at night.

Photo(s): 2019



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