‘Faster Than Fairies, Faster Than Witches’~

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“All through the meadows the horses and cattle, bridges and houses, hedges and ditches, all of the sights of the hill and the plain,” (From a Railway Carriage, RL Stevenson)
The Old Town Model Railroad Depot is a 2500 square foot O gauge model railroad located in San Diego, California. It has both steam and diesel trains from the 1920’s to the modern era.
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It is a miniature world brim full of towns, mountains, lakes, farms, and errr…..quite realistic businesses!
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I think I may have met these attorneys…….
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and these accountants!
Cheers to you from the fabulous miniature world at The Old Town Model Railroad Depot~

200 thoughts on “‘Faster Than Fairies, Faster Than Witches’~

  1. When he was little, my son was really into trains — what an expensive hobby that can be! Still, it was such a delight, seeing how happy and involved he was. Thanks for taking me back on a mini-journey of my own with these beautiful photos, Cindy!

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    • Maybe all things are not as idyllic as it seems on the surface huh? Some nefarious business in Gotham perhaps? There is a house of ill repute afterall, called, “It’s a Lovely Place!” The designers crack me up……

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  2. Thank you for joining my merry little band of followers, Cindy. I have pleasure in reciprocating πŸ™‚
    I just loved these model scenes. I guess the other attorneys, “Fees Ruthless” are in the next block along from Dewey Cheetum and Howe. πŸ™‚

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  3. Diese mit viel Liebe und interessanten Details gemachte MINIWELT fΓΌhrt mich in die Vergangenheit und lΓ€sst Erinnerungen an Spielnachmittage in meiner Kindheit wach werden. Vielen lieben Dank Cindy fΓΌr’s zeigen.
    Dein Freund Ernst

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  4. A true dreamworld for young and old to visit! Unbelivable, the magic that pops out of your photos, Cindy! πŸ™‚ A place I’d love to visit with my little nephew.

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  5. Cindy Dear,can’t tell you how much I enjoyed the miniature world you so competently presented through your brilliant photos!I clicked the photos,and then double clicked and the amazing details looked so real!Great post and work as always πŸ™‚ xxx

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  6. There is a good reason hubby won’t let me go to places where miniatures are exhibited: I would spend days, weeks, months there and would end up starving to death. πŸ˜‰ Even just looking at photos of them makes me drool!

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    • I think all the mini diners and ice cream shops would eventually drive you next door to the Mexican food place where the train guys give you a discount coupon. We would take breaks occasionally, you and I, and get some tacos, and then return to our miniatrue world! πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜‰

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  7. The builders of this amazing creation sure had a sense of humour. I loved reading the signs on the buildings. “your wife is hot” “cook, books and hyde” perfect for an accountant. I bet you spent ages looking at this fascinating little town and country landscape Cindy

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  8. This is so cool, I think if I visited this place I would stay there the whole day wrapped up in my own little world ~ what absolute fun and such creativity. Great job at photographing this great ‘little’ town.

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  9. I especially like the nod to the Car Guys. I am not sure if they originated “Dewey, Cheetum and Howe” but they were the first ones from whom I heard it. πŸ™‚ Beautiful!

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