Thursday at Diamondhead 2003

January 16th from 8:30 pm to ~7:00 am the following morning.

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Boats in the Pond... (BitP?)

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One of several BAGRS derivatives that made an appearance this year.

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I didn't get the builder's name on this beautiful model.

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Very nice Southern 4-4-0 likely built by one of the many G1MRA members that came from the UK.

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Some of Norm Saley's beautiful and  incredibly realistic work.

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Geared locos are always popular and well represented at Diamondhead.

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Jon Toumanian brought a really neat Steam motor made by the same group responsible for the Stanley Steamers.

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Legend 4-4-0 all decked out and polished.

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A brand new Schools?  New old stock that is.

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Not a scratch on it - what a find!

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Larry Smith's scratch built Schoenner replica.  It's equally at home on display or on the track.  A real runner.

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Tinplate is were it's at!

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Murray Wilson's antique tinplate doesn't get a chance to rest - much to the delight of many an onlooker.

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Another look at this handsome loco.

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Murray making things ready.

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Poetry in motion.

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Toy train?  Not from my perspective - it breathes fire, pulls wagons, and belches smoke and steam.  What more could one ask for?

All content copyright 2003 by Michael Martin.