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Monday, December 31st, 2007
Photo by Margie Wuebker/The Daily Standard

Dick Fortman, who retired from Minster Machine Company in 1998, built this replica of the factory where he worked in engineering and sales for 36 years. Although many of the buildings come from kits, the balsam wood has to be cut by hand with shingles and bricks added one by one.

Related online story:
MINSTER - Dick Fortman watches as the train chugs up a steep incline before disappearing into a tunnel cut through the mountain overlooking Stallotown - a thriving community with a decidedly western theme. [More]
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