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Neil Young's Lionel layout was featured in a recent issue of the New York Times magazine, and on a blog on the paper's website. I have posted photos and the relevent parts (to us model railroaders) from the longer interviews about his life and music on my blog at

Quotable quote from the article: "Back in the day, he [Young] and his pals used to snort coke and drink wine and tinker with the model layout until it grew into 3,000 square feet of track and trains."

I wonder what the scenery and trackwork looked like after those work sessions . . .

John Longhurst, Winnipeg

Will landers

Guilty bystander!
Probably about like mine after a 12 pack of bud .sit back and watch someone else work or just stare at what's there buy yourself, because u want to do something but don't have the ability to

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