George Smiley

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Miniature Train

The following image and description appeared on eBay, May 2016.

George Smiley operating his miniature live steam train in Jackson, Missouri, August 1940.
Makes His Hobby Pay
Acme Roto Service, August 1940
George Edward Smiley, of Jackson, Missouri, a retired railroad roundhouse foreman built this miniature train in four years to occupy his liesure after retirement. The hobby has proved profitable for Smiley sells rides to children at an amusement park near St. Louis.

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