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 Posted: Thu Dec 8th, 2016 05:49 am
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W C Greene

Joined: Fri May 4th, 2007
Location: Royse City, Texas USA
Posts: 8100
Fellow Freerailers, I have been negligent in reporting that Shayboiler, AKA John Foster, passed away several months ago. John had been battling diabetes and other ailments and he wasn't able to recover. I have lost track of his wife & son so I can't provide any updates. John was a custom builder in 1:20.3 scale and built On30 pieces for himself. I don't know of the disposition of his works, I own one piece and remember John every time I look at it. He has been missed by the local (Dallas area) crew and the Texas Outlaws On30 group. John was a great fellow and a good friend, I still miss him every day.


John's water car (On30) which looks great in 1:35 and is used by both the Mogollon Railway and the Silver City, Pinos Altos, & Mogollon Railroad. Of course it is scratchbuilt. Next to it is my poor replica of the SCPA&M's caboose. Outside the MRy's engine house on a nice, sunny day.

It doesn't matter if you win or lose, its' how you rig the game.
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