Model Railroading Newswire

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  1. Model railroad show coming to MadisonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Logan Banner

    ... of toy trains have delighted collectors and enthusiasts of all ages, and, to further the hobby of model railroading, the Coal River Model Railroad Club hosts an annual model train show. The Coal River Model Train Show (formerly the Chapmanville ...

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  2. Ronald L. BakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    Ronald L. Baker, 79, of Falconer passed away Mon-day in the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center.

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  3. Enthusiasts exhibit their model transport collectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Eastern Daily Press

    Two west Norfolk transport enthusiasts are sharing their prized collections of model trains and vehicles at a special exhibition for King's Lynn Arts Centre. Michael Pattingale setting up his exhibition of die cast models at the King's Lynn Arts Centre.

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  4. Model train show rolls into Portland with techie new bells and whistlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | OregonLive.com

    If you haven't been to a model railroad show in 10 years - or ever - hold on to your conductor's cap. Leaps in technology and legions of railfans have made small-scale trains barely recognizes from your grandfather's steel set.

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  5. 2015 National Train Show at Portland Expo CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | OregonLive.com

    ... speaking. "You're a broad!" one attendee lashed out. "'I don't know anything a broad could teach me about model railroading that I don't already know,'" Eaton said, recalling his words. Two years later, Eaton, 58, was designated a Master Model ...

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  6. Fire Rages Through Former Model Train StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Patch.com

    The fire at the former Allied Model Trains store in the 4300 block of Sepulveda Boulevard was reported at 9:45 p.m. Thursday, Culver City Fire Department Battalion Chief Mike Nagy told a news videographer at the scene. Flames were visible from the front of the store when firefighters arrived, Nagy said.

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  7. Track down family fun on trains around ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Arizona Republic

    Track down family fun on trains around Arizona Arizona is a hotbed for railroad enthusiasts with train parks and full-size trains with seasonal rides. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1F0kECm Take a 10-minute ride around Anthem Community Park on the kid-size Daisy Mountain Railroad, which runs across a small lake, chugs past water falls and tunnels through a faux-rock outcropping.

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  8. Top 5 things to do in Muskegon Aug. 28-30: Burning Foot Beer event and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | MLive.com

    Looking for something to do in the Muskegon area this weekend? Here are some of the top things going on for the weekend of Aug. 28-30. Lakeshore Brewers Guild's first-ever beach beer event is set to run from 3-9 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 29 on Pere Marquette beach.

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  9. Model trains chug into PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Sherwoodgazette.com

    A fascination for youth, nostalgia for many adults, and celebration of aura and power for everybody - who doesn't love model trains? Enthusiasts from around the city, region and country will gather in Portland this week for the National Model Train Show, Friday through Sunday, Aug. 28 through 30, at the Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Drive. The show is part of the national convention of the National Model Railroad Association, a combined trade and public train show to promote the hobby of model railroading.

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  10. New Model Railroad Blends in With Reiman GardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | WHO-TV

    Work has been completed on a new $80,000 model railroad at Reiman Gardens on the campus of Iowa State. Workers from Applied Imagination spent three days installing a series of rails, trestles and local landmarks on the garden railroad.

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  11. Weekend getaways, from San Juan Island car show to Vancouver wooden-boat festRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Seattle Times

    Getting around Seattle can be a snarled mess . So get out of town this weekend. Events around the region aim to prove that transportation can be fun: 1. BOATS: Vancouver, B.C.'s annual Wooden Boat Festival comes to Granville Island.

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  12. Ask Slashdot: Tips For Getting Into Model Railroading?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Slashdot

    An anonymous reader writes: A relative of mine has been hinting that he'd like me to take over his model railroad collection in the event of his death . I'm intrigued by the idea, because I've been interested in model railroads for years, but too commitment shy and too transient to actually start a collection.

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  13. Model trains chug into PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Portland Tribune

    A fascination for youth, nostalgia for many adults, and celebration of aura and power for everybody - who doesn't love model trains? Enthusiasts from around the city, region and country will gather in Portland this week for the National Model Train Show, Friday through Sunday, Aug. 28 through 30, at the Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Drive. The show is part of the national convention of the National Model Railroad Association, a combined trade and public train show to promote the hobby of model railroading.

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  14. Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo. They include Czar Ivan IV of Russia, in 1530; author Bret Harte in 1836; Joshua Lionel Cowen, inventor of the electric toy train, in 1877; dancer/actor Ruby Keeler in 1910; "Pogo" cartoonist Walt Kelly in 1913; actor Michael Rennie in 1909; actor Van Johnson in 1916; actor Mel Ferrer in 1917; composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein in 1918; former Alabama Gov. George Wallace in 1919; Monty Hall, host of "Let's Make A Deal," in 1921 ; tennis champion Althea Gibson in 1927; actor Sean Connery in 1930 ; TV personality Regis Philbin in 1931 ; actor Tom Skerritt in 1933 ; writer Frederick Forsyth in 1938 ; baseball Hall of Fame member Rollie Fingers in 1946 ; writer Martin Amis in 1949 ; actor John Savage in 1949 ; rock singer Gene Simmons of Kiss in 1949 ; singer/songwriter Elvis Costello in 1954 ; film director Tim Burton in 1958 ; country ... (more)

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  15. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | KHGI

    Nebraskans have more room to show off their "blue ribbon" best. Last year, the Nebraska State Fair added air conditioning to the Fonner Park concourse.

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  16. All aboard! Tickets on sale for Monterey excursion rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Herald-Citizen

    As curator of the Monterey Depot Museum, she sees it all the time - little visitors exploring the grounds, checking out the vintage caboose outside as well as the model railroad and other exhibits inside. "There's a new interest in trains with children now," noted Julie Bohannon, who also serves as the town's cultural administrator.

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  17. Railroad buffs still make tracks to StrasburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Miami Herald

    Parents instinctively want to re-create their favorite childhood memories for their own children. When we adopted our son, now 5, he arrived with an innate love of trains that reflected and even outpaced my own childhood devotion to all things railroad.

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  18. Senior News: Aug. 24 - Aug. 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Milford Mirror

    Tuesday, Aug. 25 - 9:15 beginners line dance; 9:30 stretch, strengthen and stabilize; 10 ceramics, beginners bridge; 10:30 osteoporosis preventative class; 1 club C meeting followed by bingo, book club last Tuesday of the month; 1:30 tap dance; 2 women's club meeting third Tuesday of the month, quilting group; 4:15 yoga. Wednesday, Aug. 26 - 9:30 rhythm & blues, intermediate tai chi, beading group; 10 MSC band rehearsal, country western line dance class; 10:30 beginners tai chi; 1 French, bingo, Wii bowling, cooking demo-quiche.

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  19. Ask Slashdot: Tips For Getting Into Model Railroading?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Slashdot

    An anonymous reader writes: A relative of mine has been hinting that he'd like me to take over his model railroad collection in the event of his death . I'm intrigued by the idea, because I've been interested in model railroads for years, but too commitment shy and too transient to actually start a collection.

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  20. Villages model-train enthusiast expects 1,500 to attend expoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Standard gauge trains at the Villages Railroad Historical Society's Christmas Model Train Show. The event features 8,500 square feet of operating layouts .

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