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BTO # 148, Summer 2013
Feature Articles

In this issue...

Three Midwest Holiday Shows! - Celebrate the past holiday season 
and trains with three large-scale train displays.

A special report on the East Coast Large Scale Train Show
Enjoy a taste of the ECLSTS. Photos by Joe Hylva


Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Grand Central Terminal
Take a look back at the New York icon as it celebrates 100 years!


The Circus Comes to Town
A photo report on the annual display at the Mitchell Park 
Horticultural Conservatory (the Domes) in Milwaukee, WI.

Announcing the 2014 BTOC calendar contest
Take that special photo of your large-scale layout and send it in... 
now is the time!

Still time to order the 2013 BTO Club Car... 3rd in a series
Order Form enclosed.

Call for Candidates
Nominations are now being accepted for the BTOC Board of Directors... 
here’s you chance to help the Big Train Operator Club.



An EJ&E Railroad Caboose

The Schneeberg Railway in Austria

The OTHER Grand Central Terminal

This will be a different town if you put a railroad in here, you know that. - Zeke Mitchell: Carson City (1952)


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