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Great Trains Heartland

Great Trains Heartland

12.00

Great Trains Heartland covers the golden age of rail travel when luxurious streamliners raced across the American Midwest.

Curated from the pages of Trains and Classic Trains magazines, Great Trains Heartland covers the golden age of rail travel when luxurious streamliners raced across the American Midwest. This special collectors edition honors these great trains with fresh layouts and new photos, including rare color images.

Read about these famous trains:

* Panama Limited - Illinois Central's all-Pullman luxury train from Chicago to New Orleans.

* The Zephyrs - Burlington Route's fleet of pioneering stainless-steel streamliners.

* Pan-American - Louisville & Nashville's storied flyer between Cincinnati and New Orleans.

* Ann Rutledge - One of Gulf, Mobile & Ohio's popular Chicago-St. Louis trains.

* Hiawatha - Milwaukee Road's steam-powered "Speedliner" from Chicago to Minneapolis.

* And more!
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Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - South East USA

Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - South East USA

15.95

New Revised & Updated Edition

This second edition covers the states of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina and includes the changes in ownership, abandonment's and re-openings which have occurred since the first edition was published in 1999. Included for the first time are the rapid transit systems in Atlanta and Miami, electric interurbans and logging railroads. The Atlas shows all currently operated common carriers, tourist and major industrial railroads along with abandoned routes.

PUBLICATION DATE 2006
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Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Dakotas & Minnesota

Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Dakotas & Minnesota

15.95

PUBLICATION DATE 2005

Pages are in wrong order due to error when collating although ALL maps are included
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BNSF, Along the Route of the Santa Fe, Vol. 4 "The Clovis Sub:

BNSF, Along the Route of the Santa Fe, Vol. 4

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In our continuing series, BNSF, Along the Route of the Santa Fe, videographer Kenn Oberneder takes us on a journey across eastern New Mexico capturing fast train action on BNSF's Clovis Subdivision.

Starting at the crew change town of Belen, you will see awesome train movements on one of the busiest main lines in North America. Our tour will take us through the vast open spaces in eastern New Mexico along with the newly double tracked section of Abo Canyon. Our tour ends at the eastern terminus of the subdivision at Clovis, near the Texas border.

Intermodal trains dominate this line, but for the freight and unit train fans, there is something for you too!

Coal, ethanol, grain and general freight can be seen polishing the rails through such towns as Mountainair, Vaughn, Yeso, Fort Sumner and more!

Long sweeping curves, sunrises, sunsets and trains traversing a spring time dust storm are all captured in BNSF, Along the Route of the Santa Fe, Volume 4 "The Clovis Sub"!

©2012 C. Vision Productions

Running time 110 minutes

Color, HiFi Stereo sound, narration on/off feature, 16:9 Widescreen

By CVision Regular Price £21

NEW RELEASE OFFER £20 UNTIL 23rd March 2018
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Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Appalachia and Piedmont

Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Appalachia and Piedmont

15.95

106 maps

Covers West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia, Tennessee and North Carolina

This 2nd edition of SPV's Railroad Atlas of APPALACHIA & PIEDMONT covers the coal rich region of Appalachia and the coastal plains of the Piedmont. It has been fully revised to show the changes in the rail network since the publication of the first edition in 1997 and to incorporate a number of abandoned lines which have been discovered in the meantime, many through the efforts of Basil Watkins.

PUBLICATION DATE 2004
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Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Great Lakes East

Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Great Lakes East

15.95

83 maps

Covers Ohio, Indiana and Lower Michigan.

New Revised edition incl. interurban lines available Jan 05

PUBLICATION DATE 2005
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Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Mountain Plains

Comprehensive Railroad Atlas - Mountain Plains

15.95

WYOMING, MONTANA, IDAHO

* Designed to provide a single source of reference * Meticulously researched and drawn * Highly detailed - 8 miles to 1 inch - complex areas enlarged to 2 miles to 1 inch * Beautifully designed - coffee table quality - yet tough enough for 'in field' use * Clearly readable maps - plus railroad identification marks & full index * Fully detailed. Maps include major tunnels, bridges, yards, engine facilities and hot spot detectors, * Plus much more.

PUBLICATION DATE 1999
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BNSF's SEATTLE SUBDIVISION

BNSF's SEATTLE SUBDIVISION

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BNSF's Seattle Subdivision is one of the busiest rail lines in the Pacific Northwest. BNSF and Union Pacific polish the rails with a great variety of unit trains plus intermodal, mixed merchandise, and many locals.In addition to freight traffic, the busy subdivision hosts ten Amtrak trains: four Cascades each direction, plus the north and southbound Coast Starlight. Between Tacoma and Seattle, Sounder commuter trains are also added to the mix. See this beautiful line between Vancouver, Washington and Seattle's King Street Station.

The rails provide access to the busy ports of Kalama, Longview, Tacoma, and Seattle. Watch trains tackle the Napavine Grade to Chehalis. The scenic highlight of the route is the section of track along the Puget Sound between Steilacoom and the Nelson Bennett Tunnel at Tacoma. Amtrak trains are covered here prior to being permanently rerouted over the Point Defiance Bypass.

UPDATE: After the tragic accident of Amtrak 501 on December 18th, the line around Point Defiance will continue to be used by Amtrak through the spring of 2018.

Shot in the summer and fall of 2017, BNSF's

Seattle Subdivision is truly a railfan's paradise!

1 Hour 22 Minutes * WIDESCREEN DVD

and 1080 Hi Definition Blu-ray

May be viewed with or without narration..

By 7idea Productions Regular Price £23

NEW RELEASE OFFER £22 UNTIL 23rd March 2018
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BNSF's SEATTLE SUBDIVISION

BNSF's SEATTLE SUBDIVISION

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BNSF's Seattle Subdivision is one of the busiest rail lines in the Pacific Northwest. BNSF and Union Pacific polish the rails with a great variety of unit trains plus intermodal, mixed merchandise, and many locals.In addition to freight traffic, the busy subdivision hosts ten Amtrak trains: four Cascades each direction, plus the north and southbound Coast Starlight. Between Tacoma and Seattle, Sounder commuter trains are also added to the mix. See this beautiful line between Vancouver, Washington and Seattle's King Street Station.

The rails provide access to the busy ports of Kalama, Longview, Tacoma, and Seattle. Watch trains tackle the Napavine Grade to Chehalis. The scenic highlight of the route is the section of track along the Puget Sound between Steilacoom and the Nelson Bennett Tunnel at Tacoma. Amtrak trains are covered here prior to being permanently rerouted over the Point Defiance Bypass.

UPDATE: After the tragic accident of Amtrak 501 on December 18th, the line around Point Defiance will continue to be used by Amtrak through the spring of 2018.

Shot in the summer and fall of 2017, BNSF's

Seattle Subdivision is truly a railfan's paradise!

1 Hour 22 Minutes May be viewed with or without narration..

By 7idea Productions
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Model Railroad Planning 2018

Model Railroad Planning 2018

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Model Railroad Planning 2018 is back with more creative solutions for modeling your best layout yet. From the publisher of Model Railroader magazine, the 100-page special issue features 15 all-new layout stories in HO, N, and O scale. Learn scenery tricks, track planning, yard construction, and more, from top experts in the field. Featured Stories Include:

Cover story: Doug Tagsold models the narrow gauge lines of the Colorado & Southern with a twist.

Neil Schofield describes the steps he used to model a sprawling furniture plant in an alcove.

Model Railroad Planning editor Tony Koester shares more than a dozen things to avoid.

Paul Dolkos discusses various topics regarding layout height.

Veteran HO modeler David Barrow builds an O scale switching layout.

Byron Henderson is back with a double-deck design.

And much more!
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New Haven Trackside with TJ Donahue

New Haven Trackside with TJ Donahue

Ref: 1644


Price: 50.00

by Geoffrey H. Doughty

New Haven towerman Tommy Donahue is famed for his superb photography of his employer's trains. His work in both diesel and electric is chronicled in the 1950s and 60s.

The RF&P - CSX Merger In Color

The RF&P - CSX Merger In Color

Ref: 1643


Price: 50.00

ColorBy Kurt Reisweber

This book covers the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad in its last twenty years of "independence" beginning at the startup of Amtrak in 1971 and continuing until the present day under CSX management. Like previous RF&P books, this one includes images of almost every photogenic location along the 110-mile main line along with the locomotive roster and selected freight car equipment while text provides a brief history of the RF&P prior to 1991 and tries to enumerate all the changes made subsequently by CSX

Bessemer & Lake Erie Power In Color

Bessemer & Lake Erie Power In Color

Ref: 1642


Price: 50.00

by Stephen M. Timko. An in depth look at the motive power history of this US Steel road. Alco, Baldwin, and EMD switchers and six-axle roadswitchers working in unison with a fleet of F&'s. Includes the Western Allegheny Railroad and Pittsburgh & Conneaut Dock Company.

New York Central's West Shore Commuter Territory In Color

New York Central's West Shore Commuter Territory In Color

Ref: 1641


Price: 50.00

by Walter E. Zullig

Look back on the fabled West Shore when it was a major commuter road operating with Alcos and Baldwins serving the northeast edge of New Jersey. After years of scaling back its facilities, the line emerged as a major freight route for PC, Conrail, and now CSX.

Southern Pacific: The Photography of SP Employee Bill Wolverton Vol. 1

Southern Pacific: The Photography of SP Employee Bill Wolverton Vol. 1

Ref: 1640


Price: 50.00

by Bill Wolverton

Former SP employee Bill Wolverton had the internal knowledge of where the vanishing F-units, Alcos, and other "goodies" were lurking and the photographic skills to record them in beautiful action sequences.

Union Pacific Power In Color Volume 4

Union Pacific Power In Color Volume 4

Ref: 1639


Price: 50.00

The final volume of Union Pacific Power coverage. Over 350 color photos of Second-generation, newer C-C, and Larger Power.

CSX Power In Color Volume 2

CSX Power In Color Volume 2

Ref: 1638


Price: 50.00

by Kurt Reisweber

Volume 2 in this series of books on CSX locomotives features General Electric four-axle units originally built for the ACL, SAL, SCL, L&N, Monon, Seaboard System, and C&O. Photo images, roster and action, often start with the units in their as-built owner paint schemes and progress on through several successor company colors to culminate in a variety of CSX blue-gray and yellow-nose paint variations

GE Chronicles

GE Chronicles

Ref: 1637


Price: 50.00

By William D. Volkmer

Veteran rail author Bill Volkmer was an employee at GE's Erie Works where many roads' Uboats were constructed. His behind the scene anecdotes coupled with rare in-plant and on the road photographs make this a delightful addition to a rail enthusiast's library.

Burlington Northern - Oregon In Color

Burlington Northern - Oregon In Color

Ref: 1636


Price: 50.00

by Ed Austin. With photography starting at merger time in 1970, the author systematically covered this "backwater" of the BN. Portland was the heart but branch lines through the Willamette Valley and the Oregon Trunk Line for California.

Delaware & Hudson In Color Volume 5: The Chase of Change 1988-1999

Delaware & Hudson In Color Volume 5: The Chase of Change 1988-1999

Ref: 1635


Price: 50.00

by Ben Martin and Brian D. Plant

In 1988, the Delaware & Hudson - the oldest continually operated transportation company in the U.S. - was bankrupt and ran in "designated operator" status by the NYS&W. By 1991, the D&H was sold to the Canadian Pacific but the story doesn't stop here!

Green Bay & Western Fox River Valley Railroad In Color

Green Bay & Western Fox River Valley Railroad In Color

Ref: 1634


Price: 50.00

by Dean Freimund

These two regional railroads headquartered in Green Bay became part of Wisconsin Central. With exotic motive power, both roads are missed today, but well remembered in this all-color book.

Auto Rack Color Guide Vol. 1: ACL-KCS

Auto Rack Color Guide Vol. 1: ACL-KCS

Ref: 1633


Price: 50.00

By James Kinkaid and Jim Eager

Trace the modern auto rack car from inception to today on roads ranging from ACL to KCS through the products of a number of manufacturers. All versions from the late 1950s to today are illustrated in rare color views.

Reading Company Power In Color Vol. 2: Second Generation Diesels

Reading Company Power In Color Vol. 2: Second Generation Diesels

Ref: 1632


Price: 50.00

by Robert L. Davis, Jr.

GP30s, C425s, SD45s, GP35s, big Alk's - they're all here in this tour of Reading's final diesel fleet.

Union Pacific Power 1965-2015 In Color Vol. 3: Second Generation and Newer B-B Power

Union Pacific Power 1965-2015 In Color Vol. 3: Second Generation and Newer B-B Power

Ref: 1631


Price: 50.00

By Stephen M. Timko

The early second generation BB diesels are given a thorough look plus others.

Southern Pacific Power In Color Vol. 3: Six-axles, Eight-axles, and GP60s, 1971-96

Southern Pacific Power In Color Vol. 3: Six-axles, Eight-axles, and GP60s, 1971-96

Ref: 1630


Price: 50.00

by Ed Mackinson

The big road power purchased by EsPee in the years prior to the merger with UP is examined in this final volume of the series.

Trackside Around Peoria 1963-1980 with Ed Johnson

Trackside Around Peoria 1963-1980 with Ed Johnson

Ref: 1629


Price: 50.00

Peoria was a seldom-photographed rail hub between Chicago and St. Louis served by a multitude of roads all included in this book: CB&Q, C&IM, P&PU, IC, GM&O, ATSF, PRR, C&NW, NKP, IT, TP&W, CRI&P, and their successor companies.

Missouri Pacific Through Passenger Service In Color

Missouri Pacific Through Passenger Service In Color

Ref: 1628


Price: 50.00

by Greg Stout

The post war passenger service of the MoPac is examined across its far-reaching system as well as the road it absorbed to reach the Windy City, the Chicago & Eastern Illinois.

Western States Trolleys In Color

Western States Trolleys In Color

Ref: 1627


Price: 50.00

By Ed Ridolph

Rare glimpses of long gone traction operations in Dallas, El Paso, Oklahoma City, Sand Springs, Sapulpa, Miami, McAlester, Coffeyville, Overland Park, Bonner Springs, Kansas City, Omaha, Twin Cities, Valley City, Denver, Fort Collins, Salt Lake City, Ogden, Phoenix, Anaconda, and Portland.

Grand Trunk Western Power In Color Volume 2: Second Generation Power

Grand Trunk Western Power In Color Volume 2: Second Generation Power

Ref: 1626


Price: 50.00

By Stephen M. Timko

GTW's staid fleet of second generation SD40's and GP38's was disrupted in the 1980s by the inclusion of power from D&TSL, DT&I, CRI&P, P&LE, MP, and CNR.

Bethlehem Steel Company Railroad Operations, Bethlehem, PA Plant In Color Volume 2: Making Steel, Finished Product Handling, and the Finals Years

Bethlehem Steel Company Railroad Operations, Bethlehem, PA Plant In Color Volume 2: Making Steel, Finished Product Handling, and the Finals Years

Ref: 1625


Price: 50.00

by Robert Wilt

Volume 2 covers the inter-plant railroad operation by PB&NE as well as Bethlehem Steel's own eclectic roster. The final years and a roster complete the picture.

Bethlehem Steel Company Railroad Operations, Bethlehem, PA Plant In Color Volume 1: Obtaining-Transporting Raw Materials, and Making Iron

Bethlehem Steel Company Railroad Operations, Bethlehem, PA Plant In Color Volume 1: Obtaining-Transporting Raw Materials, and Making Iron

Ref: 1624


Price: 50.00

by Robert Wilt

This first volume focuses on the various class 1 roads bringing ore, limestone, and coal to Bethlehem and delivery to the plant by the PB&NE

The Soo Line-Milwaukee Road Merger In Color Volume 1: Before the Merger 1949-1984

The Soo Line-Milwaukee Road Merger In Color Volume 1: Before the Merger 1949-1984

Ref: 1623


Price: 50.00

by Jerry Pinkepank

The 1985 merger of these two roads was an "accidental merger" according to the author who was an Assistant VP-Planning for Soo Line. This volume sets up the two roads in the years preceding the combination.

Long Island Rail Road In Color Volume 5: Freight Operations

Long Island Rail Road In Color Volume 5: Freight Operations

Ref: 1622


Price: 50.00

By Arthur J. Erdman

A captivating look at how freight destined to and from Long Island was handled by LIRR steam and diesel power, closing with a short chapter on NY & Atlantic operations.

Union Pacific Power 1965-2015 In Color Volume 2: First-Generation Freight and Passenger Units

Union Pacific Power 1965-2015 In Color Volume 2: First-Generation Freight and Passenger Units

Ref: 1621


Price: 50.00

by Stephen M. Timko

This volume covers the E's and F's, GP's and RS units, Baldwins and FM's.cover the entire B&O diesel roster.

Southern Pacific Power In Color Volume 2: Switchers, Geeps and More

Southern Pacific Power In Color Volume 2: Switchers, Geeps and More

Ref: 1620


Price: 50.00

by Ed Mackinson

During its last quarter-century, Southern Pacific used many models of locomotives, and older and newer power often worked side-by-side. Volume 2 illustrates most of the four-axle roadswitchers, some of the six-axle units, and the last few Fs in use during this fascinating period.

DT&I Power In Color Includes Ann Arbor

DT&I Power In Color Includes Ann Arbor

Ref: 1619


Price: 50.00

by Stephen M. Timko

Join us to view the all EMD locomotive roster of the Detroit, Toledo, & Ironton Railroad which was comprised of no less than a dozen different models. Included is coverage of the affiliated 292-mile Ann Arbor's fleet of Alco switchers, roadswitchers, and FA2's, and later, second-generation EMD power. Bonus chapter includes the Lake Michigan Car Ferry service.

Illinois Central Gulf Volume 1: Across the System

Illinois Central Gulf Volume 1: Across the System

Ref: 1618


Price: 50.00

By John P. Kolberg

This first in a series of Illinois Central Gulf In Color books starts at the merger in August 1972 and continues across the system until the end in early 1988. Included are rare shots of the Bi-Modal Roadrailer operation; locomotives, freight cars, and cabooses in fresh orange paint; action, structures, signals, shops, yards, junctions, and people from across the system.

B&O Power In Color Volume 1: Steam & Cab Units

B&O Power In Color Volume 1: Steam & Cab Units

Ref: 1617


Price: 50.00

by Bob Withers

The last of steam crosses paths with the diesel cab units that took over their role. The first volume in a series which will cover the entire B&O diesel roster.

Milwaukee Road - Washington, Idaho and Montana

Milwaukee Road - Washington, Idaho and Montana

Ref: 1616


Price: 50.00

by Ed Austin

The author's best photographs of operations on the Milwaukee's famous Pacific Extension. A wonderful look back at the former electrified territory, almost all of which is now hiking trails or returned to nature.

Elgin Joliet & Eastern In Color Volume 3: Facilities and Equipment

Elgin Joliet & Eastern In Color Volume 3: Facilities and Equipment

Ref: 1615


Price: 50.00

by John T. Eagan, Jr.

The finale in the three-volume EJ&E series examines the rolling stock and facilities of this heavily-industrialized road.

Reading Company Power In Color Vol. 1: Steam and First Generation Diesels

Reading Company Power In Color Vol. 1: Steam and First Generation Diesels

Ref: 1614


Price: 50.00

by Robert L. Davis Jr

Reading Power in Color, Volume I opens with a sampling of RDG steam power from the 1940s to the end of regular service steam operation, including a brief look at the T1 4-8-4's in excursion service, then continues with a detailed examination of the railroad's interesting roster of first generation diesels from all four major builders.


Grand Trunk Western Power In Color Vol.1: Modern Steam and First Generation Diesels

Grand Trunk Western Power In Color Vol.1: Modern Steam and First Generation Diesels

Ref: 1613


Price: 50.00

by Stephen M. Timko

A look at the last bastion of mainline steam power in the U.S, side by side with Alco and EMD switchers, F3's, and first-generation roadswitchers. Includes the affiliated Detroit Terminal Railroad and merged Detroit & Toledo Shore Line Railroad.

Twin Cities Trolleys In Color

Twin Cities Trolleys In Color

Ref: 1612


Price: 50.00

Aaron Isaacs

Until 1954, Minneapolis and St. Paul were served by the yellow, home-built streetcars of Twin City Rapid Transit Company. Drawing on the Minnesota Streetcar Museum's collection, this is the first ever all-color book to tell the story of this extensive, well-run system.

Norfolk Southern In Color: Volume 1: 1982-1999

Norfolk Southern In Color: Volume 1: 1982-1999

Ref: 1611


Price: 50.00

by Jeremy F. Plant

This volume covers the early years of the Norfolk Southern from its formation in 1982 until the Conrail split in 1999. Over 220 color photographs documents operations over the entire NS system, from the Middle Atlantic and Deep South to the Midwest, including a brief look at the predecessor lines merged into the N&W and Southern Railway prior to the creation of the NS.

Milwaukee Road Facilities In Color Vol. 2: MN, SD, MT, ID & WA

Milwaukee Road Facilities In Color Vol. 2: MN, SD, MT, ID & WA

Ref: 1610


Price: 50.00

Robert J. Yanosey

Take a ride on the Olympian Hiawatha from Minnesota to Seattle in this colorful all-color book. Stations, towers, and yards are passed on the way west both in electrified territory and that without wires.

Canadian Pacific Facilities In Color: Volume 3

Canadian Pacific Facilities In Color: Volume 3

Ref: 1609


Price: 50.00

by John Riddell

CP trains pass stations, towers, and yards on this vast system - mostly back in the maroon-and-grey years.
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CSX Power In Color Vol. 1: Four Axle EMD's Inherited from Predecessor Companies

CSX Power In Color Vol. 1: Four Axle EMD's Inherited from Predecessor Companies

Ref: 1608


Price: 50.00

by Kurt Reisweber

First in a series of books on CSX locomotives is this volume covering four-axle diesels built by EMD that were originally purchased by predecessor railroads that later became components of the CSX system. Photos show the units in many stages of their careers, and in many paint schemes, including shots of them as Chesapeake & Ohio, Baltimore & Ohio, Atlantic Coast Line, Louisville & Nashville, and other various original colors.
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Southern Pacific Facilities In Color Volume 2: LAUPT to New Orleans

Southern Pacific Facilities In Color Volume 2: LAUPT to New Orleans

Ref: 1607


Price: 50.00

by J. Patrick Bray

The many stations, yards, shops, and signal towers of the EsPee are illustrated next to the trains they served from Los Angeles to New Orleans.
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White Pass & Yukon In Color

White Pass & Yukon In Color

Ref: 1584


Price: 50.00

Kevin J. Holland

North America's most remote railroad is examined in all its beauty and unique operation.

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Morning Sun stock clearance sale

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Price: 35.00

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