When someone suggests that the Baltimore holiday train garden tradition has disappeared, I head to Highlandtown for reassurance.
A pair of neighborhood volunteers greeted me on my most recent visit to unveil this year's little world of roaring trains, snowy valleys and tiny streetlights.
Housed in the Baltimore City Fire Department's Engine House No. 41, this display fulfilled my expectations: It was noisy, a little crazy and infused with holiday spirit. The show makes its seasonal debut at 11 a.m. Saturday. (The grand opening is 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 4.)
In keeping with the neighborhood's growing Latino population, the display is also described as a "Jardin...