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Cannibalizing Kits for Parts

Milepost 820 Did anyone happen to catch the article in the latest MODEL RAILROADER about super-detailing this somewhat bland looking coaling tower? Well, I happened to see it and took a closer look. After reading the article, I wasn’t all that impressed with making the...
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The Pirates have been Busy with some Weathering

Milepost 819 It goes without saying that railroading is a very dirty business. All railroad equipment is subjected to the elements and is seldom if ever washed unless it is a part of either a crack passenger train or the company’s publicity mill. But weathering is something...
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A Case of False Advertising?

Milepost 818 A while ago, I commented on an image sent to me by my friend Ray that was a drawing of a car from a very old railroad publication. Of course, it was of the Nickel Plate Line so I was immediately interested. (See Milepost 812 published on March 17) Well, I asked Ray...
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Disaster may Strike the Nickel Plate’s Eastern Division!

Milepost 817 Is your Layout Ready for Obamacare? IRS & Dept. of Health & Human Services Offers Checklist To get you Ready for Universal Health Care Implementation. Right on the heels of a recent announcement by the FRA that all plastic cast-on grab irons & ladders...
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NWORRP Fish Fry Saturday Night

Milepost 816 The Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation group will be holding a FISH FRY on Saturday, April 5, from 5pm to 8pm at their current location at 11600 County Road 99 in Findlay. Cost of the dinner is $8 per person. The flyer that I was given doesn’t say for sure...

 

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