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Prizes for this year's contest were donated by these fine companies...

(be sure to visit them on the web)                      

From Mountain Car

A pair of Bettendorf trucks. Fully machined and assembled (ready to run).

Win this DVD Steam on the Mountain or one of these books... "Little Railways of the World" or "The Saga of the Overfair Railway Pacifics"
Grand Scales Quarterly
You could win a pair of Boxcar Ends including break assembly, platform and ladder.
Precision  Steel Car
Win a set of DVD's
"How to Fire a Live Steam Locomotive"

part 1&2

From Curtis Hustace Productions

Win a $100 gift certificate from
Eaton Custom Engineering

no longer in business
Makers of the "Huskey" locomotive.

$50 gift certificate from
Railroad Products
Good for any personalized product like Tee Shirts, coffee mugs and Custom Conductor Flags or Graphics and Decals for the large scale train modeler.
Win a pair of cast iron couplers from
Ozarks Little Railroads

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Congratulations Winners. Our first, second and third place winners from the "Realistic", Kids and "People" categories will receive valuable prizes from the generous sponsors listed above.

they look so real but are models
in the live steam hobby
enjoying the live steam hobby
full scale railroading

First Place Winners

Boxcar on quiet Colton siding
Jack Devlin
Ready at the Throttle
Don Grigg
MiniAcres Railroad Number 5 on siding
Becky Bumgardner
Water Stop
Trevor Stevens

Second Place Winners

Clearing the snow at Joshua Tree
Greg Ratliff
Train Time for Timmy
Jeff Badger
Kevin Running his Favorite Ottaway!!
Mike Lagness
C&S 641
Bruce Ward

Third Place Winners

Rio Grande K27 453 on a freight train.
John Lyas
Tyler's Birthday
Connie Palanuk
Baby's First Train Ride
Jamie Foster
That's not Amtrak!
Josh Palanuk

Honorable Mentions

Rolling Through Donkey Hollow
Jamie Foster
Learning to drive.
John Lyas
The Great Locomotive Chase
(Sort of)
Diane Kurtz
Big and Little Steamers
Steve Cregut




Extra 724 at Valley City, IA
Bob Bourne
    Skunk Train - Fort Bragg
Todd Hanson

Attention Winners
If you are eligible for a prize (1st, 2nd, and 3rd.), please contact me.  We are not sure if prizes will be awarded in our special category.  Please contact me just in case.


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