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Big at the Boxcar Office: Train Runner

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Jan. 30th 2014

If you've ever felt transported to another world thanks to a movie, you'll love today's layout video. It will literally take you on a first-person trip through another world, earning its place at the "box office" along the way. 

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Athearn Tours the Railroad Hobby Show

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Jan. 28th 2014

We recently told you all about the Amherst Railway Society's Railroad Hobby Show, and now we've got an incredible photo-tour of the event thanks to manufacturer Athearn

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Lionel Spotlights Weathered Locomotives

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Jan. 26th 2014

There's something wonderful about a shiny new model train that seems to glisten on a shelf, but sometimes you just need a grimy and realistic train to bring you a little closer to the reality of the rails. Lionel's latest spotlight focuses in on a few new locomotives that do exactly that. 

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Visit the Amherst Railway Society Railroad Hobby Show

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Jan. 24th 2014

If you're in the Northeastern United States, you should be swinging by the Amherst Railway Society's Railroad Hobby Show every year. It's a growing show that's already got more than enough model train goodness to last you an entire weekend!

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Lionel Spotlights Stunning Pilot Locomotives

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Jan. 19th 2014

Most model railroaders like to recreate the real world with their layouts or capture the diverse history of the rail industry with a variety of real-life rolling stock. But for those of you who love the model railroading hobby just as much as the real-world rails on which it's based, Lionel's new spotlight deserves your attention. 

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DASH Downtime Explained - 1/18/14

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Jan. 14th 2014

From time to time, DASH needs to go offline for maintenance. We try to keep the site online as much as possible, but some downtime is unavoidable and often important to the healthy functioning of the site.

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Closer Look at MTH's Newest Locomotives

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Jan. 10th 2014

There's nothing I like more than checking out all the latest trains from my favorite manufacturers. MTH certainly makes that list, and they've left me speechless once again with closer looks at four amazing new locomotives.  

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New Year Special - Sell 5 Items Free, Sell at 4.95%

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Jan. 6th 2014

We want to make selling on the DASH Marketplace easier and more affordable than ever. That's why we're giving you 5 free sales and a 4.95% selling fee! As long as you list your first item for sale in January, you'll be locked into our 5&5 promotion for 30 days. 

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A DASH Family Tour of the Atlanta Botanical Garden Railroad

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Jan. 2nd 2014

The Atlanta Botanical Garden and its beautiful garden railroad entertain thousands of visitors every holiday season, and DASH founder Bill Jones was lucky enough to spend New Year's Eve taking in its splendor alongside his family. He sent along some incredible pictures to give us all a tour of the lovely sights.

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