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  • High speed train crash in Philly ?

    Mitch, did this happen close by your shop? 33 people hurt is being reported and wishing all the best outcomes.
    Model A's and of course the famous AA's

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    It's not far from us just outside the city limits in one of the surrounding suburbs.
    I too wish the best for everyone involved
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