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Christmas Train: CSX Locomotive

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The holiday train consist is powered by a Bachmann model of a CSX EMD SD40-2 diesel locomotive.  This popular and powerful locomotive makes a good choice for decoration due to its large front and rear “porches” and wide walkways on both sides with sturdy railings.  The railings are festooned with a garland of cut-to-fit wrapping ribbon, green on one side, gold on the other.  Each side of the train also features a gold ribbon decoration. The roof of the locomotive features “dollhouse” garland and Christmas lights. A decorated Preiser Christmas tree sits atop the cab.  A Hallmark mini wreath rides up front with a Hallmark mini reindeer on the front porch. Santa (a 1970s era plastic mini) rides the rear porch.

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