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Winnipeg’s Winter Wonderland: The Assiniboine Valley Railway.

Last night Dar and I took our nephew Eric out for a night of Winnipeg Christmas tradition, we took a spin on the Assiniboine Valley Railway.

Assiniboine Valley Railway Logo

In the early 1980’s Bill Taylor, a model train enthusiast with a large property in Charleswood was doing an expansion to his house and had a vision.  He dreamed of taking the 1000 foot HO gauge railway that he had in his basement and moving it outside to create a train mecca in Winnipeg.

Entering the Assiniboine Valley Railway

A train full of happy people zips by in the night

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Parents have you gotten your own Elf on the Shelf??

Parents do you have squirmy, ants in the pants children who are impossible to get to bed and constantly act up with all the excitement of the Christmas season?  Well have I got an idea for you, the Elf on the Shelf.

Just a tad creepy.

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