Railfair  2004

December 03, 2005

 

Again this year  Railfair was held at Athens's University Mall

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O-Scale

The traditional train set of  yesteryear seen around the Christmas tree was often "O gauge"

Ralph Calvert's train set is a regular at Railfair, enjoyed by young and all.

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S-Scale

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Another popular train set of the past was made by American Flyer.

This layout is owned by Bob Schmoll.

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HO-Scale

The most popular scale of trains today is HO ( Half of O-Scale size)

Tad Gallaugher shares his HO layout with visitors

The track crew passes by with their motorcar.

A special visitor checks out the world of  minature trains.

Allot of work goes into the details of  this layout.

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N-Scale

A young enthusiast runs a train . 

This is a popular size of train with those folks limited in space.  This scale is smaller than HO size.

This layout features modern freight and passenger trains.

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G-Scale

The largest size models at this year's Railfair was this "Garden" size, made for outdoor use.

Here an Shay type locomotive hauls a coal train past the Station.

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Other  Displays

Josh Pack displays part of  his HO scale fleet

Fritz Proch and Don Schultz display this G-Scale equipment

A young HO modeler runs his train around the Christmas tree.

Allot of  railroad in a small space.

Another HO-scale layout features a Round House.  Notice this layout is still under development.