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PostPosted: Thu Jan 08, 2015 1:59 pm 
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Hope to post close-ups later. And next year I will have a REAL TRAIN!


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Here you go, a work in progress with close-ups https://www.flickr.com/photos/22283683@ ... 9780624150


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Next year, I'm thinking you need a nice train around that tree. :-) Seriously, thanks so much for sharing these photos. It's a great display!


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Very Pretty Tree!!! :)


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Love the Blue lights on the tree. It gives a special effect!


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Great job, Maria!!! It's stunning!!!


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Thank you all


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And remember my acid test for "authenticity" - put it in B&W and see if it looks like everything belongs. :-)


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My verdict? VERY WELL DONE!

BTW, I especially love the big Santa to the left. Paper mache?


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yep--he's German and an original 1920's

he is being reproduced today in a slightly smaller size

love the black and white!


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