Hardwick native Bruce “Buzz” Anderson creates a miniature town in the spare bedroom of his Eagen home shared with his wife, Linda. He designed the businesses after the ones he remembers from growing up in Hardwick during the 1950s and ’60s.

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Tucked inside a spare bedroom in Bruce “Buzz” Anderson’s Eagan home is a little remembrance of growing up in Hardwick during the 1950s and ’60s.

Resting on top of a 4-by 8-foot antique table, the miniature town started with an N-scale train 18 months ago.

“It sounds like a real diesel engine,” he said of the 1:160th scale locomotive.


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