America’s largest O-gauge train display, this 3,400 square foot layout features 14 O-gauge Lionel trains traveling on a mile of track over 12 bridges and four trestles and through 15 tunnels. The layout is a fantasy journey through sights and cities in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Highlights include a 6′ bridge that raises to allow visitors to enter the display and a 17′ trestle recreated in Tallulah Gorge, the deepest gorge East of the Mississippi. Some 300 pieces from Department 56 are sprinkled throughout communities such as Gainesville (GA), Copperhill (TN), Helen (GA), Kennesaw (GA), Atlanta & Biltmore Estates (NC)
The display is open year-round for 2 p.m. tours
January – April : Wed & Sat only
May – December : Wed, Fri & Sat
Its creator,“Engineer” Charles Griffin opens the Misty Mountain Railroad for a one-hour tour beginning promptly at 2 pm. Donations for local charities are requested.
Group visits by special appointment; contact Mr. Griffin at 706.745.9819.
Misty Mountain Model Railroad
16 Misty Mountain Lane
Blairsville, GA 30512