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George's Journal Part 5

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Release Date: 05/24/2021

Episode 173: MiniPrints show art Episode 173: MiniPrints

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No one could ever dispute that model railroaders can be very resourceful when it comes to filling a need for their layout and this story is no different. With the need to find a realistic beaver for a small pond on his layout, Bernard Hallen has created one of the most complete 3-D printing resources in the hobby. With his imagination and suggestions from modelers around the word the possibilities are endless.

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Spring Creek Train Show show art Spring Creek Train Show

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Image if you will, a magical town with cobblestone roads, beautiful shade trees, quaint homes, friendly folks and a well stocked model railroad store that wouldn’t seem out of place in any big city across America. It’s not a dream or fantasy, it’s Spring creek Model Trains in Deshler, Nebraska.

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Name LaFawnDuh's Sibling show art Name LaFawnDuh's Sibling

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It's finally happened, Hard Part and LaFawnDuh have a new addition to the family and HQ couldn’t be more excited. There was rejoicing throughout the AML Nation as this wonderful news spread across the land and picking the right name was priority number one. "BBQSteve" was a frontrunner but after deliberation, hand wringing and a few choice words, the newest addition to the family has been christened.

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Episode 172: Chris Wehman show art Episode 172: Chris Wehman

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We've met an awful lot of interesting people here at the ole’ AML Network and our next guest is no exception. With a background in the railroad industry and a love railfanning from an early age, plus a long career in the trucking industry, two hours was really not enough time to find out everything there is to know about Chris.

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All-Star Variety Hour #30 show art All-Star Variety Hour #30

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In the words of Ed Sullivan, in the heart of Manhattan, on any Sunday night half a century ago, it’s time for a “really big shoe.” This week we talk with one of the AML Nation’s favorite artists who’d just released a new print.

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Episode 171: Episode 171: "Rapido" Jeremy Fleming

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Everybody needs a video guy in today’s new world of social media, video plays a role attracting customers and keeping everyone up to date on all the comings and goings of your favorite train manufacturer.

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ViewerMail Flight #82 show art ViewerMail Flight #82

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Can’t get enough of ViewerMail, still trying to discover the deeper meaning of life and always wondered what “Uncle” Dave thinks. Trying to figure out if Neil Erickson is Erik Neilson’s long-lost brother, thinking about sneaking past Michelle into the museum. Dreaming of a day trackside with Rodger. Wishing for a ride to Deshler, Nebraska James??

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Episode 170: Herrick & Irace show art Episode 170: Herrick & Irace

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Model railroading has a strong presence in New England along with seafood, the once mighty Patriots, ghosts of the Hartford Whalers, Springfield Train Show, Steaming Pile restaurant and guys named Mark and Don.

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"Uncle" Dave Wrote a Book !!

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Not many things in life are more gratifying in life than achieving a goal or finishing a big project that’s well received by the intended audience. Our very own “Uncle” Dave has written what some are already calling the definitive book on railroad signaling. and how it pertains to the hobby of model railroading. Dave’s excitement is infectious so we thought it would be fun to chat with Dave on the very day he received his first actual copies of “Guide to Signals and Interlockings.”

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George's Journal Part 5 show art George's Journal Part 5

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What happens when a well-worn railroader crosses paths with a rookie… Lots of stern looks, shaking of the head, rolling eyes and gnashing of the teeth. The Mayor of Hornepayne has found himself a nice place to live, some heritage units to shove freight cars over the hump using a belt pack, while “the Spoon” tries to explain how to protect the spare board.

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What happens when a well-worn railroader crosses paths with a rookie… Lots of stern looks, shaking of the head, rolling eyes and gnashing of the teeth. The Mayor of Hornepayne has found himself a nice place to live, some heritage units to shove freight cars over the hump using a belt pack, while “the Spoon” tries to explain how to protect the spare board.

So find a comfortable chair, bring a big bowl of freshly buttered popcorn and enjoy the show!!