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  1. M

    Nice forum

    Thanks. I'm guessing your area didn't get any snow. :D
  2. M

    Nice forum

    Thanks. Much snow out your way? We had rain this weekend, but the Maine Eastern ran their wedge plow last week. It was two storms' worth of "light, fluffy" stuff, but I saw the M-o-W guys out and about, cleaning switches with a backpack blower, coal shovels, and the ever-popular switch...
  3. M

    possession of rail

    That would be difficult, but not impossible. I doubt if thefts of rail would ever get to the level of theft of copper cable (I hope not, anyway), to where the owning company might use some of the "synthetic DNA" stuff that's starting to be used to trace stolen copper, but maybe it could happen...
  4. M

    Nice forum

    I discovered this site a couple of weeks ago while looking up something else (that happens a lot around here), and just registered. It just dawned on me that this is my thirtieth year as a railfan. Actually, I guess I've always had that weird gene that makes someone enjoy chasing trains, but... is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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