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Train in the Basement Appears to be Astonishingly Authentic

By: Meghan Young - Published: • References: kingstonsub and dvice
The Train in the Basement project is exactly what it sounds like. Although some people might assume that the train involved is toy-sized, as most models are. That couldn't be farther from the truth in this case. The railway car created is of life-sized proportions and resides in the basement of an average house.

Created by Canadian Jason Shron, the owner of a hobby shop during the day, the Train in the Basement project fulfills his dream of always wanting his own train. Modeled after Canada's Via Rail TurboTrain, which is what he would ride from Toronto to Montreal to visit his grandma when he was a child, it is astonishly realistic. This is due in large part to the authentic parts used.