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Port Huron, Michigan 1915 (suburbia). Only a 4' x 8' set up with ON30 gauge, but works for me. I will be adding a light tower for water tank area and a railroad light red/green light. The real wood houses have up to 50 individual pieces attached- nice detail.
 

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Port Huron. MI - 1915

In 1915 Port Huron, MI was a major railroad hub and larger than Detroit. It had over 2000 railroad employees. It was also one of the most modern towns with a trolley (one of the first in the US). It had underground natural gas and fully electrified. Here is a link worth reading- (give it 15 seconds to load). It was labeled a town built by the railroad and indeed it was.

http://sites.rootsweb.com/~miporthu/PH_Railroad.htm

Not well known, Thomas Edison moved to Port Huron as a child at age 7 and grew up there.
 

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That's nice. good looking On30 train, too. I like those houses - nicely detailed.
 

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Looks great, still lots of room to add to the layout.

Bill
Give me ideas of what to add. I bought a train red/green light, light tower for water tank illumination and a Lionel #70 yard light not installed yet.
 

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Nice, do you have the passenger cars that go with the Locomotive and tender?
 

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Nice, do you have the passenger cars that go with the Locomotive and tender?
I did not know that matching passenger car existed for mt engine. My engine has tender box car as seen in picture and a passenger car.
 

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I did not know that matching passenger car existed for mt engine. My engine has tender box car as seen in picture and a passenger car.
When you get the time post a picture of the locomotive and tender. Get a little closer so I can see it better.
 

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Bradford Exchange made them.
I have a set but can't find the picture in here.
I know I posted it years ago.

They have passenger cars.

Check it out,
https://www.bradfordexchange.com/products/49045_patriotic-train.html

Give me a day and I will dig mine out and shoot a picture and post it here.
Can't do it now, got to get up 2 am for work.

Then again mine might be a Hawthorn village train.
Like this,
https://www.ebay.com/i/192293157520?chn=ps&norover=1&mkevt=1&mkrid=711-117182-37290-0&mkcid=2&itemid=192293157520&targetid=885504760305&device=c&mktype=pla&googleloc=9003530&poi=&campaignid=9343999167&mkgroupid=103102855428&rlsatarget=aud-762207186714:pla-885504760305&abcId=1139336&merchantid=8372394&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIgYCizPKB6AIViZ6fCh1bVQmBEAQYAyABEgLexfD_BwE
 

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Bradford Exchange made them.
I have a set but can't find the picture in here.
I know I posted it years ago.

They have passenger cars.

Check it out,
https://www.bradfordexchange.com/products/49045_patriotic-train.html

Give me a day and I will dig mine out and shoot a picture and post it here.
Can't do it now, got to get up 2 am for work.

Then again my might be a Hawthorn village train.
Like this,
https://www.ebay.com/i/192293157520?chn=ps&norover=1&mkevt=1&mkrid=711-117182-37290-0&mkcid=2&itemid=192293157520&targetid=885504760305&device=c&mktype=pla&googleloc=9003530&poi=&campaignid=9343999167&mkgroupid=103102855428&rlsatarget=aud-762207186714:pla-885504760305&abcId=1139336&merchantid=8372394&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIgYCizPKB6AIViZ6fCh1bVQmBEAQYAyABEgLexfD_BwE
Oh, I remember that car, a little over the top.
 

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Bradford Exchange made them.
I have a set but can't find the picture in here.
I know I posted it years ago.

They have passenger cars.

Check it out,
https://www.bradfordexchange.com/products/49045_patriotic-train.html

Give me a day and I will dig mine out and shoot a picture and post it here.
Can't do it now, got to get up 2 am for work.

Then again mine might be a Hawthorn village train.
Like this,
https://www.ebay.com/i/192293157520?chn=ps&norover=1&mkevt=1&mkrid=711-117182-37290-0&mkcid=2&itemid=192293157520&targetid=885504760305&device=c&mktype=pla&googleloc=9003530&poi=&campaignid=9343999167&mkgroupid=103102855428&rlsatarget=aud-762207186714:pla-885504760305&abcId=1139336&merchantid=8372394&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIgYCizPKB6AIViZ6fCh1bVQmBEAQYAyABEgLexfD_BwE
Couple of Questions ...

The first link to the subscription based purchase ... is that a current, in progress offering? As in they've defined only the first 3 issues but not the ensuing issues?

The link to the "for sale" - that's someone selling a different collection that they amassed throughout it's subscriptions original run?
 

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Couple of Questions ...

The first link to the subscription based purchase ... is that a current, in progress offering? As in they've defined only the first 3 issues but not the ensuing issues?

I don't know I just posted for the pictures. I did not read it.

The link to the "for sale" - that's someone selling a different collection that they amassed throughout it's subscriptions original run?
I did the same for that one, just for the picture.
It looks like that only has 2 passenger cars, I think I have 5 or six.
 
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