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Accurail HO-scale 50-foot riveted AAR boxcar

Review and Kit Photos by Michael Pratt

Accurail’s 50-foot Riveted AAR Boxcar decorated for Illinois Central Gulf.

Adding to their list of available HO scale freight car kits, Accurail is offering the AAR 50’ Riveted Side Boxcar with 8’ Superior Door for Illinois Central Gulf (5505). …

I have often pictured my Dad sitting in a class room as he heard the news of the attack on Pearl Harbor. He was in the eleventh grade, a good student with a hopeful future — or so the story went.

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Joseph Lee Pratt (Lee after his…

I got my start in computers, graphic art, and editing working for Lamplight Publishing out of Merlin, Oregon. The company was owned by my best friend from high school. The first of countless career guiding lucky breaks.

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Michael Pratt

Married to a genuine Georgia Peach. Graphic designer, web designer, writer, photographer. Former Managing Editor of Model Railroad News. Owner of Pratt Graphics

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