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  1. O Scale
    I just picked up a 4-4-0 General. This is my first experience with a plastic 0 gauge train. The train and cars are really beautiful even though the train is not green and red as in the promo pictures but black and red. The problem is that it is really having trouble hauling the 3 or even 2...
  2. General Model Train Discussion
    Hello, it's certainly been a while- that's for sure! For a long time, I've been becoming disenchanted with the all too common loop! I'm fed up with them. So I've been exploring "point-to-point operations." One of my favorite layouts, the Crooked Mountain Lines, is one of these said...
  3. General Model Train Discussion
    just picked up the old AMT General model kit. Have done some poking around and there is a reference to a sister engine, but I would like to know if the General was just a standard 4-4-0 or modified in some way. I'd like to build her as a beaten up workhorse engine in the West, a nice coat of...
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