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  1. Q

    New from Alaska

    Hello all, I'm from Anchorage and this is my first post (and thread!). I mainly joined because the 'If you could operate your own railroad...' thread by empire builder. I love the Rock Island but since I can't find any RI avatars here, I used a ARR one. I also have the same username at the...
  2. LDMartin1959

    Newbie: How to run a railroad...?

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