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How to keep rust off your trains

By Hal Miller | August 27, 2021

Silica gel packets can save your locomotives and cars from oxidation and mold

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Those little packets of silica gel that come in model train and other boxes are there for a reason – to keep moisture away from your valuable items. Classic Toy Trains Editor Hal Miller tells you how they work and where you can get more if you’ve thrown yours away.

One thought on “How to keep rust off your trains

  1. I model HO scale and apparently I’m going to H-E-Double-Hockey-Sticks because I throw out all those little packets of silica gel.

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