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Old 08-18-2019, 02:58:31 PM
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Default Logging Railroad

My Grandfather ran logging camps near the Soo line on the Minnesota/Wisconsin border south of Superior, Wi. in the early 1900's.
In the photos of his camps are a few pics of a Porter 0-4-0 and link and pin coupled log cars.
About 10 yrs ago, I visited the site of one of the camps called The Rock Cut Spur. We could still make out where the buildings and train siding were.

last winter, I purchased a Lehman G scale Porter made in Germany and log car kits from SE Asia to recreate the train with my logging items.

I made the 4 horse team and log load for my fathers 65th birthday in 1968
and had the back ground painted similar to one of the original pics of the tar paper covered logging camps.
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