2000 Wise Avenue

Over 140 Photos and 75 Mpegs from the Wise Avenue Volunteer Fire Co.'s 2000 Christmas Garden which I designed. 15 'O' gauge trains and over 150 animated items and over 100 D-56 buildings in a display which is 18' x 46' in size. Please be patient with the photos since they are at a high resolution 1600 x 1200 and all of the mpeg's are about 1.5 megs large. Please send me your comments. Thank you.


 
 
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   Let me take you on a tour of this wonderful 18' x 46' walk around Christmas display that features 15 'O' gauge trains and over 150 animated items and over 100 Department 56 buildings. Here we start off at the lowest level which is a city section. CLICK ON THE PHOTO BELOW TO VIEW A MPEG
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   Here is looking from the lowest level which is 18" high to the highest level which is 78" in height there are 6 different levels in the display.
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   Here you can most of the city from the back side.
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   The city is on the bottom and the next level up is the main level, behind those are 2 more levels which the farm area is next and the logging camp is last.
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   Here is a hospital with a nurse pushing a wheelchair. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO VIEW A MPEG OF THE NURSE MOVING.
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   A woman pulling a shopping cart. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO VIEW A MPEG OF HER MOVING.
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   The one man band and dog. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO VIEW A MPEG OF THE MAN & DOG MOVING.
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   The bakery with a baker and wedding cake. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO VIEW THE BAKER MOVING.
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   A man walking his dog. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO VIEW THEM MOVING.
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   Railroad station and baggage handler. CLICK ON THE PHOT TO VIEW THE BAGGAGE HANDLER MOVING.
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   A man with a brief case walking next to the hotel. CLICK ON THIS PHOTO TO VIEW MANY ITEMS MOVING.
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   A Christmas tree sales lot. CLICK ON THIS PHOTO TO SEE EVERYTHING MOVE>
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   Viewing part of the city, the fantasy of lights show on the main level and the farm above.
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   Front part of the city on the lower level looking towards the higher levels.
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   The front part of the city in the middle of the photo is where our giant fireworks display goes off every night about every 4 minutes in real time.
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   The fireworks display at night time. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE THE FIREWORKS COME ALIVE AT NIGHT TIME.
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   A man taking photos of the town hall. CLICK ON THIS PHOTO TO SEE THE MAN IN TRYING TO GET THE RIGHT SHOT.
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   A couple of people carrying a Christmas tree. CLICK ON THIS PHOTO TO SEE THE PEOPLE IN ACTION.
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   Back side of the city.
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   Looking down main street in the middle of the city.
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   A view of the bakers and the man walking a dog. CLICK ON THIS PHOTO TO SEE THEM IN ACTION.
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   Another view of the fireworks display. I built the fireworks display over 3 years ago using a fiber optic Christmas tree.
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   Looking at the front part of the city. CLICK ON THIS PHOTO TO SEE EVERYTHING IN ACTION.
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   Viewing main street in the city from the front.
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   A view from the front looking at city and the main level joining together.
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   Viewing the front part of the city.
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   Viewing the display from the front from the lowest level to the highest.
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   A look at part of the main level from the city to the farm.
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   A front view of the main level looking towards the highest levels.
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   Viewing the farm area behind part of the main level.
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   Here is a boy riding his tricycle. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SE THE BOY RIDING HIS TRICYCLE.
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   A woman carrying some bags. CLICK ON THIS PHOTO TO SEE HER WALK.
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   Viewing the main level from the front in the middle is a treehouse. CLICK ON THIS PHOTO TO SEE MINNIE MOUSE SWINGING IN THE TIRE UNDER THE TREEHOUSE.
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   A view of a barn in which 3 cows are moving, in the front is a chicken coop with a chicken moving. CLICK ON THIS PHOTO TO SEE THE FRONT OF THE FARM IN OPERATION.
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   A view of the logging camp which is above the farm.
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   Another view of the logging camp. CLICK ON THIS PHOTO TO SEE THIS AREA IN ACTION.
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   Looking at the back side of Raven Stadium. CLICK ON THIS PHOTO TO SEE 4 FOOTBALL PLAYERS MOVING.
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   A different view of Raven stadium. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE THE FOOTBALL PLAYERS MOVE.
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   Here is a view of the Cumberland house that Phyllis from the E-Group donate to the Fire Company.
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   McDonald's CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE THE CAR MOVE.
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   The main level in the front is where our Snow Village buildings start.
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   A view of the main level in the front which also shows another lower section which is 4' x 12' in size which is all Snow Village and a 12' double rail train bridge that runs across the lower section.
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   Viewing the lower level to the highest point.
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   A better view of the the lower level.
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   Another view from the lower level to the highest level and looking towards the back you can see the white concrete highway which operates.
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   A view of the movie theater and Hershey store and the highway in back of them. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE THE HIGHWAY AND THEATER IN ACTION.
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   And in like most Fire house displays they would not be complete without a building on fire.
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   Ford dealership and Lionel train shop.
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   School yard scene. CLICK ON THIS PHOTO TO SEE THE PLAYGROUND IN ACTION.
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   Another view of the lower level to where we are going to now.
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   Looking towards the drive-in movies on the lower level.
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   Here a fireman is putting a wreath on the front of a fire engine. CLICK ON THIS PHOTO TO SEE THE FIREMAN IN ACTION.
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   A view of the fire house where a boy is battling a dalmation over a fire helmet. CLICK ON THIS PHOTO TO SEE THE BOY BIRDS AND TRAIN IN MOTION.
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   Looking at the Harley plant. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO VIEW THE WORKMAN CLIMBING THE LADDER TO THE WATER TOWER.
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   Viewing the halloween area. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO VIEW THE TRICK OR TREATERS, WITCH AND OTHER ITEMS MOVING.
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   Front end loader. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE THE LOADER IN ACTION.
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   Another view of the halloween area.
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   Viewing from the halloween area to the highest point.
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   Viewing the back of the school yard and to the right there is a fireman is getting a cat out a tree. CLICK ON THIS PHOTO TO VIEW THE CAT BEINGING RESCUED.
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   Another view of the fire scene with the highway behind it.
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   Viewing a different angle of the lower level looking towards the drive-in theater.
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   Viewing the lower level. CLICK ON THIS PHOTO TO SEE EVERYTHING IN ACTION.
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   Viewing the main level from the Main snow level.
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   Viewing the main snow level to the highest level. CLICK ON THIS PHOTO TO SEE THIS AREA IN ACTION.
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   Viewing the snow levels from the front.
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   Looking at the snow levels from the front. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE THIS AREA IN ACTION.
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   Looking at the snow palace area. CLICK ON THIS PHOTO TO SEE THE MOTION IN THIS AREA.
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   Looking at the front of the main snow level.
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   The snow levels at night time. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE THIS IN ACTION.
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   A view of the upper snow levels from the front.
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   Viewing the upper snow levels from the front corner.
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   Looking at the main snow level from the end of the front section.
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   Man with a snow blower. CLICK ON THIS PHOTO TO SEE HIM IN ACTION.
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   Mrs. Claus and elves with greens by the green house. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO VIEW THEM IN ACTION.
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   Photo with santa. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO VIEW THE ACTION.
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   Santa is coming out of a chimney. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE SANTA IN ACTION.
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   A man pulling Christmas lights. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO VIEW HIM IN ACTION.
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   Man building a snowman. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE HIM WORK.
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   Baker elves. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE THEM IN ACTION.
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   Santa is out for a round of golf. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE THE ACTION.
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   Elves roasting marshmallows. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE ONE ROASTING HIS TO GET IT JUST RIGHT.
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   Fun run. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE LOTS OF ACTION.
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   View of the upper snow mountain. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE ALL THE ACTION FROM THE OPPOSITE END.
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   Elf on bike. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE HIM ACTION.
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   Truck with a Christmas tree. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO VIEW THE ACTION.
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   Real plastic snow factory. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE THE ACTION.
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   The next to the highest level. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO VIEW THE FL:IGHT SCHOOL REINDEER FLYING, ELF ON GROUND DIRECTING AND MORE.
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   Viewing the main snow level to upper levels from the rear. CLICK ON THIS PHOTO TO SEE ALL OF THE ACTION.
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   Looking at the main snow level to with the main waterfalls to the left.
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   A closer view of 2 of the waterfalls levels. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE THE ACTION.
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   The main snow level looking from the rear.
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   Viewing the snow levels from the lake, you can also see the 7 different levels of the waterfalls and nothing but real water is used.
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   A view of the upper snow levels from the rear at night time.
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   Back corner of the snow levels as seen from the rear.
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   A good view of the waterfalls. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO VIEW IT IN ACTION.
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   A close up of the middle of the waterfalls. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO THE MOVEMENT OF THE WATER.
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   Another view of the waterfalls. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE MORE ACTION.
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   Viewing the upper snow levels at night time. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE SANTA'S LIGHT SHOP AREA IN ACTION.
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   Rear view of the snow levels.
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   Main level from the rear looking towards the snow levels.
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   A closer view of the lake area from the rear.
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   Looking from the middle of the display from the rear to the highest snow levels.
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   Looking at the main level towards the city from the rear with the highway in the middle. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE ALLTHE ACTION OF THE HIGHWAY AND MORE.
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   The middle of the main level from the rear.
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   The lake area and main snow level from the rear.
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   Close up of the main lake area from the rear.
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   A different view of the lake area.
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   Some activities going on at the lake.
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   Boy with boat by the boat works.
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   Boy with a model boat. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE HIM PLAY WITH HIS BOAT.
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   Old man by the sea. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE THE BOY LOOKING THROUGH THE BOTTLE.
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   Here is a fisherman. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE HIM CASTING.
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   The baseball game. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE A COUPLE OF BASEBALL PLAYERS MOVING.
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   Cement factory. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE ALL OF THE ACTION.
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   Man in a hammock. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE HIM SWINGING AWAY.
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   A man putting up Christmas lights. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE HIM IN ACTION.
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   Demolision crane knocking down a building. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE THE CRANE IN ACTION.
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   Ambulance backing up to the emergency doors of a hospital. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO VIEW THE AMBULANCE BACKING UP.
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   Fezziwig's wharehouse. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO VIEW THE DANCERS IN ACTION.
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   Looking at the farm scene from the rear middle of the display. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE THE ACTION.
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   A closer view of the farm area.
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   The capital and park area with the farm in the back ground.
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   Park and farm area. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE ALL OF THE ACTION.
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   Here are a couple of water fountains that I constructed with changing colored lights.
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   A different angle looking at the 2 water fountains.
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   Viewing the park from the other end. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE THIS AREA IN ACTION.
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   A close up of the 2 water fountains. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO BRING THEM TO LIFE.
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   A different angle of the 2 water fountains. CLICK ON THE PHOTO FOR A DIFFERENT VIEW OF THEM.
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   A closer view of the farm from the rear.
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   Another close up of the farm area here you can see tapping the maples.
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   Tapping the maples. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE THE MAN IN ACTION.
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   Tending the cold frame. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO VIEW THE PEOPLE IN MOVEMENT.
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   Viewing the farm from the rear city side.
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   Looking at the main level and farm level from the rear city side.
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   Viewing from the main rear level towards the highest area.
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   Unloading wood from a pick-up truck. CLICK ON THIS PHOTO TO SEE THE MAN IN ACTION.
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   Rescue scene. CLICK ON THIS PHOTO TO VIEW THE RESCUE SCENE, PARAMEDICS, HELICOPTER & MAN BEING RAISED FROM A CAVE IN.
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   Construction scene. CLICK ON THIS PHOTO TO SEE THE WORKMEN IN ACTION.
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   Looking at the main level from the rear near the city.
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   On the main level above the city is the fantasy of lights. CLICK ON THIS PHOTO TO SEE THE ACTION.
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   Fantasy of lights at night time. CLICK ON THIS PHOTO TO SEE THE LIGHTS AT NIGHT TIME.

 


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