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Darlene Blazina was born in 1942 in Aitkin, MN. She attended schools in Aitkin. She furthered her education with the help of a foot controlled computer by taking on line courses in Computer Graphics, Wildlife Management, and Crime Scene Investigation through Penn State University.

Darlene Blazina lives in the same house her parents bought in 1938. Despire her handicap, she has set up her own layout, consisting of three 4 x 8 sheets of plywood set on saw horses. She models in both O and HO gauges.


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Founder, Darlene Blazina 
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trainhouse
The Merry Go Round is active and
provides animation to the scene.

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All of the houses and buildings are lit making an
interesting evening display of her handy work.

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The use of a mirror by Darlene to simlulate
area lake activity gives life to this scene.

   
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