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A tour of Zephyrtown

A magnificent streamliner runs on custom layouts

Name: Lawrence Goodridge
Railroad name: Various
Scale: O gauge
Description: The Zephyr was a magnificent streamliner built by the Budd Company in 1934. It was notable for its outstanding performance and efficiency. Nicknamed the Silver Streak, it a reached a top speed of 112 miles per hour during a record breaking run from Denver to Chicago. The Zephyr also had a remarkable service life of almost three decades and now graces the halls of Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry. This scale model by Lionel is frequently operated on custom O gauge layouts by Goodridge Design.

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