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Been away from it since mid eighties. Retired now and more resources available so I decided to jump back in and build the last layout I had (The Central Midland Atlas #HO-29). Boy, have things ever changed! Learning all about DCC and other new technologies, they are not toy trains anymore! Anyway, looking forward to learning a lot from the experienced guys on this Forum (and please don't mind if I ask a lot of questions!)

Iron Horseman

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they are not toy trains anymore!
Sure they are. Just more pricey.

I've always wanted to do a Central Midland but always get distracted by other things. The #209 "Folded Dogbone with Branch" is still before the Central Midland on my list.
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