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Alice and 10 Years of Modeling a Christmas Village

Often we get so much mail it is very hard to reply to everyone individually… but this email from Alice caught our attention. Alice has been modeling a Christmas village for the last 10 years and is obviously very passionate about it.

We know that a lot of our readers struggle with the electrical side of model trains and here is a perfect example of modeling that requires no electrical skills at all.

This is what Alice had to say… Continue reading

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Museum Sets Up Large Model Railroad Display

Inside the display are a miniature landscape of trees, buildings, people and trains. They represent the passion of Danny Bradley, whose boyhood love of model trains was rekindled in the years before his death in 2007.

His widow, Judy, of Grove, donated the set to the museum two summers ago. For the past 11 months, museum worker Robert Parris has been helping restore the display to its former glory.

“His layouts were just painstakingly, tremendously well-done because that’s all he had to do” Parris said. Continue reading

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