Survived 20 years in a box.

Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by rksstl, May 14, 2004.

  1. rksstl

    rksstl Member

    These were built by my dad over 20 years ago. Survived over 20 years stored in a box (includes a least 3 moves).

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  2. Sir_Prize

    Sir_Prize Member

    Cool! Are they HO?
  3. Clerk

    Clerk Active Member

    They look great Rich. 20 years??. Wow.
  4. belg

    belg Member

    I really like the truck at the erie mining co. and man you must have had some real good movers.
  5. rksstl

    rksstl Member

    yea ther ho figures that i'm modeling in n now. but they'll be put up in the train room on shelves. at the time my dad pased away in 86 we were modeling in n but had a small ho, these were built somehwere between 80 and 83.
  6. Sir_Prize

    Sir_Prize Member

    Neat. Just got some Lionel from my Grandmother. Grandfather past last month. Now I need to decide on to clean/or not the loco and tender. Many years of Cigerette smoke in with the dust. Bleh!
  7. Fred_M

    Fred_M Guest

    These are great too. Keep them coming. Is the lichen getting brittle? You can soften it back up with alcohol and glycerin mix. FRED
  8. rksstl

    rksstl Member

    This is one for Ripley's the lichen is still like the day it came out of the package. I'm thinking about building a small ho shelf layout above my n guage to display these on. I'll keep yall informed.
  9. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

    Great work from a great modeler. Cherish them well. When my Dad died last year, all of his train stuff was lost, leaving me to build and collect from memory for his grandkids.

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