More on the Early History of Railroads in Hancock County Pt. III

Milepost 1104 This is the last part of a series of three posts dealing with early railroad history in Hancock County.  The text comes from an early history of Hancock County which was reprinted by the Hancock County Historical Society several years ago. The McComb, Deshler...

More on the Early History of Railroads in Hancock County Pt. II

Milepost 1103 This is the second part of a three-part history of early railroads in Hancock County The Lake Erie & Western was the second railway built through this county. and it is yet the most important road that enters Findlay. It had its inception early in 1853, and was...

More on the Early History of Railroads in Hancock County

Milepost 1102 There has been quite a bit of interest in the history of railroads here in Hancock County so when an in-law loaned me a book of early Hancock County history with several pages of railroad information in it, I decided to share that with you.  This will be the...

Star Trek Beyond

So our fearless members of the Enterprise find themselves stranded on an uncharted planet, their ship badly damaged. That’s the start of the movie, “Star Trek Beyond,” a continued reboot of the popular TV series and movie franchise. The special effects, as...

Which Way to Go?

Milepost 1101 Now that the old layout is down & out of the way, it’s time to give serious consideration as to what the new one will look like.  I pretty much know what space I’ll have available as the room has fixed dimensions… and “higher...

What Happened Here??!?

Milepost 1100 When I was getting my 1000 series caboose out of my storage cabinet, I noticed something that was more than a bit disturbing.  The decal looked as though it almost came loose from the car! I’ve had problems with “silvering” in the past but...

Not So Automatic

Hello, it’s meI’ve thought about us for a long, long timeMaybe I think too much but something’s wrongThere’s something here that doesn’t last too longMaybe I shouldn’t think of you as mine  –  Todd Rundgren So my plan...

Big Brother; Little Brother…

Milepost 1099 We often hear about the relative sizes of the various scales but seldom do we get a chance to actually “see” the difference.  That opportunity was presented to me when I got home from the NTS and still had John’s N scale 1000 series caboose...

A 3D Printed Model

Milepost 1098 In preparing for the NKPHTS booth at the NTS, I wanted to have a small display of NKP or related models just to show that there were models for all of the different scales.  I had a friend loan me a display case with a nice O scale war emergency caboose which I...

The Next Dance

Oh, love, you wouldn’t lie to meLeading me to feel this way  –  Boz Scaggs For no good reason, I was tempted to purchase a new automobile. There’s nothing wrong with my current six-year-old vehicle that has served me well. But multiple notices...