MODEL RAILROADING magazine featured the model of the Cherry Mine built by Ray Tutaj Jr. The whole
article with photos are in two issues as seen here below! Available at the Cherry IL. Library, the Mendota IL. Railroad
Museum or through MODELRAILROADING magazine online. (see link at bottom of this page)
|MODEL RAILROADING DEC00/JAN01 issue
|Part one Includes the history of the Cherry Mine disaster with some model pics.
The Dec 00/Jan01 issue seen here above has many historic black and white photographs from the Cherry Mine
Disaster. It also contains the story of the tragedy and how it all happened. There are dramatic pictures of the
model of the mine within the pages also.
A must have for anyone interested in The Cherry Mine Disaster.