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Spring 2020

Volume 19, Issue 3.

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Summer 2020 Edition

Carol McGinnis.

As we wander around the house wondering what to do next, it's a perfect time to work on your trains. Dust them off, move them around, or find something new to put on your layout. Give a friend a call and see how they're doing. Maybe they have some ideas to share.

While there has been a lot that has been cancelled or postponed it's given us all time to appreciate the little things in life. We have had extra time to make an evaluation of what matters.

We always want to thank our great authors as we could not make this publication happen without you. Specifically, this edition thanks Lori Nyce (NTTL Librarian), John Halajko,Carl Giambrone, Bob Mintz, and our webmater Jim Alexander.

We are also looking for YOU to contribute too!.

Our next deadline is September 15th, 2020. You can share your experiences and expertise. It may be something simple and easy, or it may be more intricate. We can help you get it together if you need help, so let me know.

Carol R. McGinnis, e*Train Editor


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Flyerized Thomas - What's Next?

New in this Edition:

Christmas In July 2020
By John S. Halajko

Conventions Ongoing
By Carol McGinnis and Jim Alexander

Flyerizing Thomas; Part 2: Thomas is Ready to “GO FLYER!”
By Carl Giambrone and John Halajko

The History of Dayton Ohio Toy Makers: A Book Review
By Lori Nyce, TCA Librarian


Updated: (new information or picture Updates)

In Answer To The "6464 Thousand Thousand Dollar Dollar Question Question"
By Bob Mintz

Mintz's Mint in the Box Mint Cars
By Bob Mintz

Too Many Fish in the Sea: an updated Article on Aquarium Cars
By Bob Mintz


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