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Old 09-20-2016, 06:52 PM   #1
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Trying to find old humorous article from MRR.

Hey guys. I'm looking for an old "trackside photos" or similar pic from an ancient Model Railroader magazine.

It was essentially a kit bashed locomotive that had been done awfully. Had an "extension boiler" and a weird hybrid tender.

Any help? I kind of want to hang it on my workshop wall as a reminder...lol...

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Old 09-20-2016, 08:39 PM   #2
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Old 09-20-2016, 08:44 PM   #3
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I'm going to guess 40's or 50's. Thanks!!!

I'm coming back to the hobby after many years off...
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Old 09-20-2016, 10:55 PM   #4
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C.M. Latham's Double-Boiler Confound 0-4-0 (The Muddle of the Month award.) April 1970...back when they used to do April Fools related stuff...got it somewhere in the pile...
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Old 09-20-2016, 11:10 PM   #5
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That's the one! Thanks!
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Old 09-20-2016, 11:16 PM   #6
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Good one, Bob!
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Can someone post a picture of it?
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Old 09-21-2016, 06:37 AM   #8
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Good one, Bob!
Was there any doubt?

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Can someone post a picture of it?
Searching now...
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Old 09-21-2016, 07:02 AM   #9
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Old 09-21-2016, 05:22 PM   #10
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...aaand I just found and bought that issue on Amazon...

love those old MRR's. When I was a wee lad in the early 80's my mother worked at our local public library and would bring home stacks of them when they were discarded...
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