The authors would like to thank the following: the Ohio
Historical Society for its willing response; the Cincinnati and
Hamilton County Public Library for its promptness; Lew Schneider of for his insightful suggestion; the Batesville Area
Historical Society of Batesville, Ind.; and Dr. Robert T. Rhode for
sharing his passion and his support.

We also wish to thank Dr. Bruce Babcock for sharing his vast
knowledge so openly and happily; and we extend to librarian Jan
Athey of the Toy Train Reference Library and the Train Collectors
Assn. our deepest thanks for her exceedingly thorough and prompt

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