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Rambling River Center Train Club members Charlie Weber and George Fischer work on the club's permanent layout at the city's senior center. About 20 men are members of the club, which meets at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month.

Working on the (model) railroad

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Tucked into a back room at Farmington's Rambling River Center, a group of men is busy reliving their childhood on a scale that was never possible when they were younger.


The Rambling River Center, Farmington's senior center, has hosted a model train club for four or five years -- its founding members aren't exactly sure -- but the center's move to a larger space last year means the club finally has some room to spread out.

They're taking full advantage.

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Nathan Hansen
Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.
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