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Some Thoughts on the Recent National Train Show

Milepost 868 A little over six weeks ago, the National Train Show was held in Cleveland, Ohio, and I was fortunate enough to attend with several of my model railroad friends. The show is always held as part of the National Model Railroaders’ Association’s national...
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Some More John J. Young Photos

Milepost 867 Recently, I featured a post of a photo by John J. Young, a noted railroad photographer in the Ohio Valley. I received enough comments about him that I thought I’d share some of his other work. While I never met John, I did have the opportunity to correspond...
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Some More John J. Young Photos

Milepost 867 Recently, I featured a post of a photo by John J. Young, a noted railroad photographer in the Ohio Valley. I received enough comments about him that I thought I’d share some of his other work. While I never met John, I did have the opportunity to correspond...
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Some More John J. Young Photos

Milepost 867 Recently, I featured a post of a photo by John J. Young, a noted railroad photographer in the Ohio Valley. I received enough comments about him that I thought I’d share some of his other work. While I never met John, I did have the opportunity to correspond...
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Oh No, OSU!

Don’t dream it’s over – Crowded House There I was, planning a few events for a much anticipated Labor Day holiday. A golf outing to end this summer, a cookout and quality porch time. Eagerly anticipated the football season opener of The Ohio State Buckeyes at...
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Bad News for RAILROAD MODEL CRAFTSMAN Fans

Milepost 866 It has been rumored for a long time that Carstens Publications has had some serious financial difficulties. If the rumor mill is to be believed, those financial issues have come to a head and the news isn’t good for model railroaders. I have heard from pretty...
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Bad News for RAILROAD MODEL CRAFTSMAN Fans

Milepost 866 It has been rumored for a long time that Carstens Publications has had some serious financial difficulties. If the rumor mill is to be believed, those financial issues have come to a head and the news isn’t good for model railroaders. I have heard from pretty...
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Bad News for RAILROAD MODEL CRAFTSMAN Fans

Milepost 866 It has been rumored for a long time that Carstens Publications has had some serious financial difficulties. If the rumor mill is to be believed, those financial issues have come to a head and the news isn’t good for model railroaders. I have heard from pretty...
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Robin

Why do they call it “rush hour” when nothing moves? – Robin Williams Still trying to absord the loss of Robin Williams, who reportedly took his own life in early August. He was one of the few entertainers I looked forward to seeing in a movie or as a guest on a...
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Historic W&LE Station at Kent on the Move!

Milepost 865 Back at Milepost 853 then again at Milepost 857, I told you about the Wheeling & Lake Erie station at Kent, Ohio, being in jeopardy of being torn down and then later, rescued from destruction. A cousin in the area sent me a newspaper clipping that I wanted to...
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