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    Give Away-Starter kit ARRIVAL!!!!

    I made a legit plea to Spacemouse for the starter kit and it arrived today. I am sure it was in good shape when the postman arrived, but the dog got to the corners by the time I got home at 5 pm. All seemed to be in order. My daughter turned 6 Wednesday and really likes trains. I am in an odd...
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    Who wants to see Walthers produce an NW5?

    Gents (and ladies too), I know that the fun folks at Walthers have been getting some suggestions for producing an NW5. If you are a GN or BN fan, these are a must-have item. Yes I know there were 3 others built besides the 10 for the GN. Anyway, Walthers has gotten a few emails about producing...
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    Interesting place for a layout.

    http://www.heise.de/ct/machflott/projekte/55646 Language is German, but the pictures speak for themselves.
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    My "new" locomotive

    I now have my first locomotive. Not really my first, as I have had a few hundred in the past. It is my only current locomotive. An 0-4-0T. Non powered model by Hobbyline, manufactured by John A. English & Co., Inc.-Morrisville, PA. The instruction sheet said it cost $0.98 back in the day. I...
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    Here is what I have been working on...

    My Oscar and Piker kits. These are the older Walthers models, which included lots of wooden and metal parts. I got them from my old friend who no longer models because of Alzheimers. Being that the only tools and paints I also got from him, and I wanted to use what was on hand, I chose blue for...
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    Walthers Tongue-in-cheek series

    Guys, What all was involved from Walthers? I've figured out: Oscar Piker Jailbox car Peanut One the beer can tank What else was there? I remember an old Walthers catalog showing the piker, oscar, and jailbox cars for sale, but that was 20 years ago.
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    Lifelike dockside switcher

    Guys, I've been looking at small steam switchers and was wondering if this is a good one? Any other suggestions for small locos? Was there not an EMD model 40 diesel model now?
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    My new caboose

    Anyone, This little guy is all metal with a metal frame. Any idea of what the manufacturer is and when it may have been made? HO scale.




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