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Winter Flower and Train Show

Submitted by on January 2, 2015 – 8:00 amNo Comment

illinois_chicago_lincoln_poinsettiasIt’s not too late to celebrate the holiday season at the Winter Flower and Train Show. It’s open in the Lincoln Park Conservatory, 2391 North Stockton Drive, Chicago, Illinois, through Sunday (January 4, 2015).

Model trains wind their way through a miniature village set among a colorful pallet of poinsettias and Princettias.

An old-fashioned steam engine and freight trains traverse through a floral display arranged in artistic splashes of color. This year’s show has a pink and white theme, featuring varieties of poinsettia, such as Luv U Pink, Merlot, Ice Punch, and Infinity Polar.

The village, comprised entirely of natural materials including willow, spruce and birch woods, features a variety of Chicago-style homes and famous buildings such as the neighborhood bungalow, Chicago Theatre and Chicago Water Tower Place.

(Photo courtesy of Lincoln Park Conservatory)

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