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  1. NP 328 by feed mill.JPG

    NP 328 by feed mill.JPG

    An old Varney model idles near the seed house on my layout
  2. Modeltrains2021

    Directional lighting

    Hi there soy steam locomotive has a working rear light and I was wondering how I go about hooking it up for directional lighting any help would be great Thankyou.
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    Live Steam GS-4 Daylight

    Here are some videos I shot of a GS-4 Daylight (& a few other locomotives) at the Illinois Live Steamers Friends & Family Meet. The GS-4 is even more beautiful in person! Enjoy:) oEyLEPT-VUc Mu0si4cDwN0 crgvL2qJyT0 MG5DvEFKcos 8D-dHt3mWrI toGBVqfhX8Q
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    How to find obscure steam engines?

    I have been out of the model railroading loop for a long time, though when I was a young kid I was fanatic about collecting and running trains. For some reason that childish spark has come back to me and I have dusted off my decent collection and looking to acquire more engines. I have trains in...

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