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Nice! Good weathering.

I had one of these in HO back in the day (heck, I bet almost everyone did. It was practically issued to you if you had any type of layout). My RR is way too backwoods to have one, otherwise I fore sure would have one on my current layout. The back of the structure never made any sense as there's a landing on the brick base portion but no way to get out to it. I think if I ever made one of these kits, I'd have installed a door at the center of the row of windows, so someone could walk out there.

I've always loved the design of this. If I had a lot of money and had some RR equipment on my property, it'd be awfully tempting to build an exact 1:1 scale real-life size copy of this. Modelers would come from all around just to say they'd seen it, I'd bet!

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