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BTO # 142,Winter 2012
Feature Articles

In this issue...

2012 BTO Club calendar

The Diablo Pacific Short Line National Train Day display by Bruce Jahn


A report on the Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad by Kathy Nassif


Complete details on the BTOC 2012 Convention in Tampa, FL

Your first opportunity to order the 2012 BTO Club car


  • BTOC Election Results

  • World’s Greatest Hobby on Tour 2012 schedule

  • A sneak peak at the 2012 Convention Car

  • and much more!

Caboose, cabin car, crummy, way car, van, ape cage, throne room, hack, buggy, the office, shanty, monkey house, bedbug haven-American railroaders have known the last car on a freight train by all these names and more, and often as an ever-so-humble home. - Donald Dale Jackson


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