Can a year-round arts scene and a giant model train museum save Western Mass.?

Stephen Sheppard, the Williams College economist, projects that the model railroad museum by itself could bring up to $191 million a year, and 1,400 to 2,000 jobs, to the community. Krens has raised more than $3.5 million in planning and development funds and has brought in Skanska USA and the Gilbane Building Co. to develop the project, targeting a 2021 opening. Read More here.