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William Zimmerman, 7, of South Amherst, left, and engineer Brad Taylor, of Macomb, in the front of the Findlay & Northwest Ohio Railroad, operated by the Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation, Inc. The quarter-scale steam locomotive can haul 50 passengers on 15" rails. The ninth annual Tracks to the Past Antique Power Show in Findlay, Ohio on Saturday.

Blade Photo/Jetta Fraser

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Bonnie and Brad Taylor, and their sons, Robert Taylor 7, lower left, and Nicholas Taylor, 9, came dressed in train engineer attire to visit the North American Model Engineering Exhibition. Brad says they love all things related to mechanical engineering, but are especially interested in steam engines. They are from McComb, O. Summary: 17th annual North American Model Engineering Exhibition, put on by the North American Model Engineering Society, at the SeaGate Centre in Toledo.

Blade Photo/Dave Zapotosky

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Robert Taylor 7, left, and Nicholas Taylor, 9, came dressed in train engineer attire to visit the North American Model Engineering Exhibition. Dad and mom, Brad and Bonnie Taylor, also were similarly attired. Brad says they love all things related to mechanical engineering, but are especially interested in steam engines, which is what they are watching. They are from McComb, O. Summary: 17th annual North American Model Engineering Exhibition, put on by the North American Model Engineering Society, at the SeaGate Centre in Toledo.

Blade Photo/Dave Zapotosky

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Brad Taylor, of McComb, O., is the engineer of the quarter scale steam train as it passes a 1928 B&O caboose on the grounds of the Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation, Inc. during the Flag City Train Show on Sunday afternoon. Summary: Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation, Inc. 11600 County Rd. 99, Findlay, O., reopens for the season with the Flag City Train Show - quarter-size train rides and other festivities.

Blade Photo/Dave Zapotosky

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Engineer Brad Taylor, of McComb, O., adds water to the quarter scale steam train on the grounds of the Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation, Inc. during the Flag City Train Show on Sunday afternoon. Summary: Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation Inc. 11600 County Rd. 99, Findlay, O., reopens for the season with the Flag City Train Show - quarter-size train rides and other festivities.

Blade Photo/Dave Zapotosky

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Engineer Brad Taylor of McComb, O., takes a load of passengers for a ride on a quarter scale steam train on the grounds of the Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation, Inc. during the Flag City Train Show on Sunday afternoon. Summary: Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation Inc. 11600 County Rd. 99, Findlay, O., reopens for the season with the Flag City Train Show...quarter-size train rides and other festivities.

Blade Photo/Dave Zapotosky

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