Area man aims to restore train using only 19th century tools
Railroad enthusiast Stathi Pappas, left, of north Stockton, stands in front of his recently purchased locomotive with his father John Pappas, center, and friend Curtis Bonville at the Pollardville Amusement Center. (Courtesy photo)
Posted: Tuesday, November 28, 2006 10:00 pm
Stathi Pappas received his first toy train set when he was three
years old. By the time he was 10, he had a sit-on-top, one-eighth
scale steam engine that he would ride around his north Stockton
Last April, the 28-year-old finally bought the real thing.
Tuesday, November 28, 2006 10:00 pm.