Model Railroad Show Recalls A Halcyon Time Before Every Basement In America Had A Shiftless, Unemployed, Onanistic, College Graduate Child Living In It

Model train set. Maine news from The Rumford MeteorAUGUSTA – Stephen Burns remembers admiring trains as a child, but he’s not sure why he fell in love with model railroads. “I don’t know what it is,” said Burns, 73. “I’m not fascinated in the least bit by video games or slot cars. I’ve always been fascinated by trains, and I probably will be as long as I last.” Whatever the reason, he wasn’t alone in his passion at the annual Whitefield Lions Club Model Railroad and Doll House Show held Saturday at the Augusta State Armory. Event organizer Steve Laundrie said that each year 700 to 800 people usually attend the event, which is the club’s second-largest fundraiser behind its Windsor Fair activities. (read more at Portland Press Herald)

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