What is TAMR?
Did You Know That . . .
- . . . the dimensions are 2'x3' so
that a module can fit into the hatch of a 1994 Hyundai Excel? [gee
- . . . most of the street and traffic
lights on the Franklin module are made of spaghetti noodles?
- . . . the Lake Erie & Ohio's
name was derived from the owners' respective residence in
Ohio--Peter near Lake Erie and Chris near the Ohio River?
- . . . in the future, geese will be
- . . . it took eleven months, four
days, fifteen hours, twenty-eight minutes, forty-nine seconds and
fifteen milliseconds to fully construct the
complete layout in time for the 2005 Big Railroad Hobby Show in West
- . . . the electric wires on the
Howerton module are actually fishing line?
- . . . the streets, roads, and
sidewalks on each module were constructed using illustration board?
- . . . I'm thinking of a word, and
it's not "kitty?"
- . . . the mailboxes on the Howerton
module were constructed of 1/8" square balsa wood rods?
- . . . the David L. Burris Generating
Station and the Baustert Coal Company coal tipple are both
scratch-built models not using any prototype design whatsoever?
- . . . the trees on the layout are
very realistic? [points awarded to anyone who knows where that line
- . . . each place of business is
named after a family member of the respective module owner or pays
homage to some notable TAMR member--such as Vezina Photography
(named after Newton Vezina)?
- . . . the same type of DPM kit is
used on both modules, but built differently?
- . . . the answer to the universe is
the number 42?
- . . . Melt has set the bar to which
no restaurant can ever reach?
- . . . this list could go on forever?
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railroad based on no real railroad. All place names, companies,
etc. are fictional. Any resemblance to actual entities past or
present is purely coincidence...or is it?