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Entries from March 2008

Union Pacific #4012 at Steamtown

March 22nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

Union Pacific Big Boy #4012 at Steamtown. Photo Oct 2001 Though it may appear at first glance that #4012 is steaming though the West, it actually sits rusting away at the side of the parking lot at Steamtown. You have to stand next to this engine to begin to appreciate how large it is! My [...]

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The First Day of Spring – York!

March 20th, 2008 · No Comments

The first day of spring arrived today and a not so young man’s thoughts turned to the upcoming York Train Meet, April 17 to April 19. (I do not expect to be in attendance at the spring York this year. What with the cost of gas, and being that I live in Florida and have [...]

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Light Weight Portable Layout Ideas

March 11th, 2008 · No Comments

So you say that you would like a layout but just don’t have the room. Take a look at the layout displayed by Stumpy Stone at the 2007 S Spree in Columbus, Ohio. This layout was set up on a couple of those fold up tables. The foam base was in two pieces, making something [...]

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