Frank Huegel of South Tamaqua has seen many trains, planes and ships in his military career.
A Boston native, Huegel spent 20 years in the U. S. Navy's Heavy Attack Air Squadron, which included three deployments to Vietnam, Cuba and the South Pacific. The extensive travel help Huegel, a machinist, to cultivate his interest in railroads, ships and aircraft. However, it was trains that always captivated his imagination.
"I've seen trains all over the world. I'm fascinated by steam trains," he says.