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2015 ST. LOUIS RAILROAD PROTOTYPE MODELER'S MEET - 8-9 AUG 2015

2015 ST. LOUIS RAILROAD PROTOTYPE MODELER'S MEET Meet us in St. Louis for the NINTH ANNUAL St. Louis RPM Meet on Friday, August 7th and Saturday, August 8th,
John Golden
6:50 AM
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Re: M&StL models

That is good to know as they are fast getting harder and harder to find. On Friday, March 27, 2015 3:27 PM, "cepropst@... [mstl]"
Dan D
Mar 27
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Re: M&StL models

Caboose Stop Hobbies in Cedar Falls Ia. had two M&StL lettered Atlas HH660s at the La Crosse show last weekend. They will be at Randolph Minn. tomorrow. If
rockroll50401
Mar 27
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Re: M&StL models

Scale Model in St Paul has had a good sized slot car track in the back for a while now, open (if I remember rightly) Friday and the weekend, but I haven't seen
poweredby251
Mar 27
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Re: M&StL models

On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 10:06 AM, poweredby251@... [mstl] < ... We received an Aurora "Model Motoring" set for Christmas, I believe it was 1960, the
Ken Secrest
Mar 26
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Re: M&StL models

And where are the slot cars today? I had them, no more. Railroad models continue, because of the many different hobbies within a hobby. Think model building,
Douglas Harding
Mar 26
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Re: M&StL models

Slot cars were a huge but short lived fad. They taught many of us the sad lesson in life that race cars cost a lot to keep running. On Thursday, March 26, 2015
Dan D
Mar 26
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Re: M&StL models

I remember it was big at the local hobby shop. They had a huge race track and the place was packed on Saturdays. Clark Propst Mason City Iowa From:
rockroll50401
Mar 26
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Re: M&StL models

It was before my time, but if you remember in the late 60's (or was it early 70's) it was said that slot cars would be the death of model railroading......
poweredby251
Mar 26
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Re: FW: IOWA RAILROAD CAMPOREE [1 Attachment]

Congratulations to all you folk in Iowa for this program. I heartily approve and wish we had that kind of enthusiasm here in Arizona, both from the railroad
Richard Wehr
Mar 25
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Re: FW: IOWA RAILROAD CAMPOREE [1 Attachment]

I’ve worked at the B&SV when we have hauled scouts working on their RR badge. Both times the boys were well mannered and a pleasure with whom to work. The
Dennis Holmes
Mar 25
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Re: M&StL models

Railroading itself has changed as well. They don't drop off cars for LCL service at the local depot and the RR's want to run unit trains from point to point.
Pete swarr
Mar 25
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FW: IOWA RAILROAD CAMPOREE

Joe mentioned the Scout Camporee coming up. The NMRA Mid-Continent Region is working with the Mid-Iowa Council of the Boy Scouts to put on a weekend in Boone
Douglas Harding
Mar 25
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Re: M&StL models

Clark, Actually I kind of think we are in the golden age of model railroading. What we have available is simply incredible, and even better stuff keeps coming
Dan D
Mar 25
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Re: M&StL models

I remember a couple years ago the “Chicken Littles” crying about how RTR was killing the hobby. At Trainfest that year while waiting in a very looonnng
rockroll50401
Mar 25
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