Sam McManis

February 23, 2014 12:00 AM

Discoveries: Lure of the train whistle in Walnut Creek

You don’t have to be a kid to be entranced by an impressive model railroad layout in Walnut Creek, but it helps.


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About This Blog

Sam McManis has covered travel and recreation at The Sacramento Bee since 2011, criss-crossing California to report on interesting, humorous, unexpected and sometimes truly strange stories. When he's not driving all over the state for work, McManis likes to run on the many mountain trails California boasts. Contact Sam McManis at or 916-321-1145. Twitter: @SamMcManis

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