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Hello gang. My name is Sam aka OldConductor and though I've been a model railroad enthusiast off and on for 55 years of my 60 year life, I still have a few thousand questions to ask that I hope to get answers to here. I look foward to exchanging info and offering what ever advice I might have that's of use to you. Keep off the tracks and don't use the restroom while the train is at the station please... Have a great day!.


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"... while the train is in the station ..." I remember walking a Milwaukee Road mainline as a kid and wondering why there was so much toilet paper on the tracks. 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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