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Ol' School
Hello Model Railroaders......I came across this guide the other day that I had forgotten about. The girl friends daughter had found it in a second hand store a few years back. I thought I would share with you guys so you could see how some aspects of model railroading were done Back In The Day!
Can any body come up with a date for it? I'm guessing mid-late 60's. The zip code came about in 63.
I'll start with the cover and a page of tips, and then every couple of days or so I'll insert another page of tips.
Feel free to elaborate/comment, use what you can, or just have a good ol' laugh. Enjoy!





Section Hand
I have many of my of my early 1960's "How To Do" model railroading books and I find many subject that hold true even to today.

Remember the book called "764 Helpful Hints for Model Railroaders" first printed in 1965 and then the last printing in 1977?


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