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Girl Scouts?

May 5, 2012 by

Today I helped out in the San Leandro Historical Railway Society booth at the Girl Scout’s 100th anniversary celebration at the Alameda Country Fairgrounds. We also had a booth for Operation Lifesaver. Girl Scouts you ask? We often forget that girls can also have an interest in trains (though not quite as much as boys for sure). There was a fairly steady stream of...

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Continuing from where I left off in the previous post: Around this period I recieved my first Athearn locomotive…a major improvement to the Tyco and Lifelike.  It was an F7 unit painted for Amtrack. Scenery on the home layout was not very good…dyed green sawdust representing grass (poorly I might ad) and some lichen directly out of the the box in all of its...

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Ramblings inspired by podcasts
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Lately I have been listening to a couple of different podcasts about model railroading, these include: Model Rail Radio, the Model Railcast Show, the Model Railroad Hobbyist, the Model Railway Show, the Observation Car Podcast, and the Scotty Mason Show. I found all of these on iTunes, and can strongly recommend each of them. These podcasts led to a train of though of how...

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