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Happy holidays with a feel-good article

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Happy holidays with a feel-good article
Posted by Rene Schweitzer on Thursday, December 21, 2023 3:08 PM

Happy holidays to all. Thought you'd all enjoy this holiday article, explaining the history of the train-under-the-tree tradition.

https://www.trains.com/ctt/how-to/timeless-classics/behind-the-christmas-tree-train-set-tradition/

Rene Schweitzer

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Posted by palallin on Friday, December 22, 2023 6:53 AM

Thanks, Rene!  Merry Christmas to all of you @ CTT!

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Friday, December 22, 2023 10:44 AM

Now that WAS a feel-good article!  Thanks Rene!  Bow

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Posted by pennytrains on Friday, December 22, 2023 6:49 PM

I'll second what Wayne said and add a link to a site that teaches how to make "Putz" houses the traditional way:

https://www.bigindoortrains.com/

 

Big Smile  Same me, different spelling!  Big Smile

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