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WUCF airs salute to model trains in Central Florida

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 Tonight on WUCF, explore the many model railroad clubs across Central Florida and see the creativity, engineering and hard work that goes into this popular hobby.

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From grand designs to new technology, these organizations are chugging along keeping traditions alive.

Some groups are seeing a surge of new, younger members, while others are struggling.   “I encourage parents to get their child into some kind of hobby; model airplanes, model trains, model boats.  It’s craftsmanship, learning how to be skilled with their hands, it stimulates their thinking,” said Hal Maynard of the Orlando Society of Model Railroaders

WUCF’s Making Tracks will air Thursday, December 11 on WUCF TV at 8:30 p.m.