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This summer I visited the classic "Roadside America" +/- 1:32 scale display in Shartlesville, PA

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On our way to the midwest on our summer vacation, my father and I stopped at Roadside America, the legendary model railroad/tourist trap.  It's been at this location since the '40s or so, and the display hasn't changed much since the '60s.  Collectors will appreciate the old toys and promo models, along with tinplate and modern LIONEL trains.

Buildings are scratchbuilt in 1:32 scale (by one person!) vehicles and figures bizarrely range from 1:50 to 1:24.  This would be the perfect place for all those 1:28-1:27 off-scale diecasts everybody hates.  :-)

 

Please click on the image below to visit my album.  First two images in the album are from a 1987 visit.

 

 

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Incredible.  There's just so much there.  You went to the trouble to take and post 165 pix, so I looked at every one.  I liked the turquoise  Edsel in front of the GM dealership.  And the stone house , img 2640. And the caverns. And...

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3 hours ago, Phil Scar said:

  You went to the trouble to take and post 165 pix, so I looked at every one.  I liked the turquoise  Edsel in front of the GM dealership.  And the stone house , img 2640. And the caverns. And...

Thanks for looking!

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On ‎11‎/‎30‎/‎2017 at 7:19 PM, Phil Scar said:

Incredible.  There's just so much there.  You went to the trouble to take and post 165 pix, so I looked at every one.

X2.

Thank you much for taking your time to post all those pics.

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