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Model Railroad Display Jan. 10-25 Phoenixville

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014:

Today is a rather dull day on the news front, it is all we have for you is the following blurb. Take a look at a short snippet beneath. Hundreds of buildings, vehicles, people and trees create realistic scenes. Numerous buttons allow visitors to bring scenes to life! See Thomas the Tank Engine & try your observation skills with our Scavenger Hunt. Come see what is new this year as we have been "workin' on the railroad". You could win a train set! Initially spotted at: http://www.4kidsinpa.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=7128:model-railroad-display-jan-18-19-phoenixville&catid=86:planes-trains-a-automobiles&Itemid=186 Read More →

Monday’s Weather: Partly To Mostly Sunny, Cooler | Fox Ct

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014:

Polar Express reading at Jacques Memorial School - Cabinet.com Tonight: Mostly clear, brisk & colder. Low: 20s. Tuesday: Partly cloudy, colder. High: 30. Wednesday: Mostly sunny, chilly. High: 25-30. New Years Eve: Clear and very cold. Low: 15-25. For even more, visit the genuine source on this website: http://foxct.com/2014/12/29/mondays-weather-partly-to-mostly-sunny-cooler/ Polar Express trip cut short after train breaks - New Jersey Herald The children sat in the darkened hallway and listened as Principal Nancy Maguire read them the story over the intercom system. The school's holiday tradition was started by retired principal John Foss. Enlarge Teachers Stacey McQuenney, left, and Hallee […] Read More →

Model Train Hobby Alive And Well In Basement Shop – New York News

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014:

As Mayor Bill de Blasioand NYPDCommissioner Bill Brattonmeet with police union chiefs to discuss the tensions with police in the aftermath of the shooting deaths of two NYPD officers, a report indicates police are making fewer arrests. Some officers, who say they are angry with the de Blasio administration for not supporting them, are slowing down on the job. Updated: Tuesday, December 30 2014 8:16 AM EST2014-12-30 13:16:57 GMT Police say surveillance cameras caught a man beating a woman with a beer bottle on Christmas morning in Washington Heights. Police say surveillance cameras caught a man beating a woman with […] Read More →

Model Train Enthusiasts Flock To Inaugural Grayslake Expo | Lake County News-sun

Monday, December 29th, 2014:

24 in Council Bluff, Iowa. Bachmann said the days and weeks after the holiday season are an ideal time to welcome train enthusiasts looking to complete a set. If you could go into their basements or the man-caves, youd be amazed at some of the stuff these guys have, said Bachmann, who has been a model-train fan himself since the 1970s. Some of the older guys will come in and say, Im looking for that one boxcar I still need to fill out my collection. If someone here has it, it makes their day. According to Bachmann, exhibitors for the […] Read More →

Polar Express Trip Cut Short After Train Breaks – Abc News

Sunday, December 28th, 2014:

Dec 22, 2014, 5:17 PM ET The Polar Express didn't quite have the steam it needed to reach the North Pole. It couldn't even make it out of Rhode Island. The Newport & Narragansett Bay Railroad holiday train inspired by the popular children's book of the same name broke down Sunday night in Portsmouth. WLNE-TV (http://bit.ly/1vgOIVk) reports that 75 to 125 people were on board when the train ran out of gas and wouldn't restart even after fueling back up. Police officers and firefighters brought passengers back to their vehicles. The company's general manager says the mechanical issues were fixed […] Read More →

Wholesale Model Railroad Lot Of 8 Train Cars Ho Scale Ho Track Tyco Transformer | Ebay

Saturday, December 27th, 2014:

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Scale Rails Of Southwest Florida Model Railroad Club Calendar – Northfortmyersneighbor.com, News, Sports, Florida Info, North Fort Myers Neighbor

Saturday, December 27th, 2014:

HO, N-Scale, and Kids Layout. Modeling Visitors welcome. If you are interested in railroading, new members are being accepted. Open to the public Tuesdays and Saturdays (except holidays and holiday weekends) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Located at 1262 Piney Rd in North Fort Myers. To get more, have a look at the main reference right here: http://www.northfortmyersneighbor.com/page/calendars.detail/cal/1/event/737/Scale-Rails-of-Southwest-Florida-Model-Railroad-Club.html?d=December%2027%2C%202014 Read More →

Polar Express Trip Cut Short After Train Breaks – Abc News

Friday, December 26th, 2014:

Posted: Friday, December 26, 2014 4:00 am | Updated: 7:01 am, Fri Dec 26, 2014. EJD students, staff welcome the Polar Express 0comments PHOENIX An outpouring of donations rolled into Emerson J. Dillon Middle School on Dec. 23 as the Polar Express made its annual stop to make spirits bright. kAmt249 J62C[ 4@>>F?:EJ >6>36CD[ D49@@= 5:DEC:4E A6CD@??6=[ 2C62 3FD:?6DD6D 2?5 @E96C 286?4:6D 5C@A @77 9F?5C65D @7 ?6H 8:7ED E@ E96 >:55=6 D49@@=]k^Am kAmuC@> E96C6[ E96 :E6>D 2C6 D6A2C2E65 :?E@ 42E68@C:6D DF49 2D E@JD[ 3@@2:=J >6>36CD]k^Am kAmu@C tys DEF56?E %9@>2D |4r2CE9J[ Is this worth a read? I hope you really enjoy […] Read More →

Exchange: Model Railroad Helps Boy With Aspergers – Beaumont Enterprise

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014:

I think this could be fantastic. I hope you really enjoy this. Julie said her son's morning ritual before arriving to school at Westlake Christian Academy in Grayslake, where Andrew is a sixth-grader, is to watch the commuter train pass by on Center Street. "It's kind of like his cup of coffee," she said. Andrew's favorite destination for train-watching is the double diamond crossing of Union Pacific and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe in Rochelle and the famous Horseshoe Curve in Altoona, Pennsylvania. Andrew also has ridden trains at the Illinois Railway Museum in Union, the National Railway Museum in […] Read More →

Polar Express Pajama Party Set Dec. 23 | Oswego County Today

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014:

Polar Express Trip Cut Short After Train Breaks - ABC News Children and their parents are invited to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season and sport their fleece and flannel PJs for the sixth annual Polar Express Pajama Party. The event will take place at Oswego High School on Tuesday, Dec. 23, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Inspired by the award-winning book by Chris Van Allsburg, the evening has become a cherished tradition for children of all ages and their families. The special evening will begin in the OHS cafeteria with a visit from […] Read More →

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