Boing Boing: Model railroader's model slums : This model railroad hobbyist makes miniature slum-scenes for his trains to roll through, replete with liquor stores, blowing trash and graffiti.

I should note here that this is the real USA and not the image of perfectly manicured 'Burbs full of tortured souls obssessing over their next SUV purchase and divorce settlement that we are fed via the global lamestream media complex. Fly into just about any major US city and the taxi ride to your hotel more than likely goes through neighbourhoods that look like a third world warzone. New York is particularly bad for this.

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