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Echo Press photo by Marit Aaseng Members of the Alexandria Model Railroad Association (left to right) Lloyd Berger, Dave Warren, Norm Priebe, Frank Nelson and Tom Skuza enjoy reliving the railroad era of the 1950s.

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Railroads have long had a firm grip on the human imagination.

As Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, "Railroad iron is a magician's rod in its power to evoke the sleeping energies of land and water."


The Alexandria Model Railroad Association (AMRA) is a great example of how this power can turn into a passion.

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