The weekly weird

Dawn | Oct 12, 2019 at 7:00 AM
  • The world’s largest model train set in Germany beat its own Guinness World Record by adding a large new section based on the country of Monaco.
  • Miniatur Wunderland, an attraction in Hamburg, Germany, has held the Guinness record for the world’s largest model train set since 2011, when it measured 39,370 feet of track, and it has now beaten its own record by expanding to 51,558 feet, 4.78 inches of track.
  • Erie resident Sterling Backus and his son, Xander, started work on their full-size, working model of an Italian supercar — specifically the Lamborghini Aventador — when the boy asked his father if it was possible.