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    Hot Wheels vehicle

    I have some on my layout. For $1.25 each, they are placeholders until I can find the vehicles I'm looking for at the right price. I try not to spend more than $12 for a vehicle. I do not place them in close proximity to my HO scale vehicles so they don't really look out of place.
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    What detail colors for wooden boxcar kit?

    I am assembling a wooden reefer boxcar kit. What would be the typical colors for grab irons, ladders, door latches, and door hinges?
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    High costs

    Three years ago I got the notion to get back into model railroading after a 35 year hiatus. Bought a Walthers catalog. Talk about sticker shock. Kept looking through the catalog and started to peruse online forums. A friend who has a around the room HO layout in his basement showed me different...
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    Woodlawn Industrial Park (was Northeastern HO scale switching layout)

    Looks like it will be a nice addition to your layout. Please post a photo when you have it in place. I also attend the Springfield show every year. Hope to see you there in January.
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    Woodlawn Industrial Park (was Northeastern HO scale switching layout)

    In reference to your post of Oct.24 regarding a passenger car restaurant, here is what I did for my layout. I found the car new in box at a hobby shop for $10. It's setting on a piece of track. The handicap accessible ramp was an easy to construct entrance.
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    Any Conrail modelers here?

    Athearn SD70 & Bachmann GP40




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