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Japanese T-Trak module contest winners honored at Trainfest 2016

Four members of the team from Hiroshima Johoku Junior and Senior High School traveled to Wisconsin to attend the model train show
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The peace memorial dome in Hiroshima and a floating lantern festival are highlights of the winning team's module.
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Members of the winning T-Trak module team from Hiroshima Johoku Junion & Senior High School are (left to right): Koki Yoshida, Yuta Tak, Masaki Mochizuki, and Takuto Kodame.
Japanese model railroad manufacturer Kato sponsors a T-Trak module construction contest in Japan each year for students. This year’s winners, a team from a junior-senior high school in Hiroshima, won a trip to the United States and a visit to Trainfest in Wisconsin. Representing the winning team were Koki Yoshida, Yuta Tak, Masaki Mochizuki, and Takuto Kodama. Their scratchbuilt T-Trak module, on display at Trainfest, depicts the peace memorial dome in Hiroshima, a prominent city highway/rail bridge, and a floating lantern festival. The lanterns are actually illuminated with fiber optics.

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