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Re: Railroad weights
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- Subject: Re: Railroad weights
- From: Terry Belanger <belanger@VIRGINIA.EDU>
- Date: Sat, 17 Jul 1999 10:27:26 -0400
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I have found an excellent source of supply for cut-up railroad rails of
various heights (there are four or five standard rail sizes, I recently
discovered to my surprise, between Lionel at one end and Amtrak at the
other). We use rails for bookends, with great success. The source is:
Mr Roy Austin
26731 Amapala St.
Hayward, CA 94545
Check him out on eBay, and tell him Groucho sent you.
At 09:49 AM 7/17/1999 EDT, you wrote:
>Ya, railroad weights are great especially since they have "handles". Where do
>you find them?
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