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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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NKP O Scale Layout at the National Train Show

Milepost 864 This will be a great way to start off a series of posts about the recent National Model Train show that was recently held in Cleveland. The layout is an O scale pike that was on display as one of several layouts at the show. Jim Canter, one of the builders, tells us...
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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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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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NKP O Scale Layout at the National Train Show

Milepost 864 This will be a great way to start off a series of posts about the recent National Model Train show that was recently held in Cleveland. The layout is an O scale pike that was on display as one of several layouts at the show. Jim Canter, one of the builders, tells us...
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Germany’s Niniatur Wunderland has been Updated Again!

Milepost 863 They just keep adding to it… new attractions are featured in this updated video from Germany’s Miniatur Wunderland… the worlds largest HO scale layout! https://www.youtube.com/embed/ACkmg3Y64_s?rel= I need to go there someday! dlm
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How I Plan to Model this Strange Wheeling Caboose

Milepost 862 In my previous post, I mentioned the above caboose and how it caught my eye as being unusual for the Wheeling & Lake Erie. After a little research, I decided that I need to pursue modeling one of them. For more on this particular caboose, see Milepost 861. As...

Department Store Blues

Recently bought two cool shirts at a city department store and felt pretty good about myself. Until. At the register, a clerk inquired if I wanted to take advantage of the senior citizen discount. What were my options? Lie, since I didn’t qualify for this discount? Smile?...
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Every time I Look at a Picture, I get into TROUBLE!

Milepost 861 It always starts out innocent enough… I see a picture and say, “Gee, that’s nice…” but after looking more closely, I invariably see something or read something in the caption that just doesn’t seem right. Take the above photo for...
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More on the Bellaire Great Stone Viaduct…

Milepost 860 After my last post about the Stone Viaduct in Bellaire, I thought I’d dig up a few more photos to share with you of the viaduct then and now. I had mentioned in that previous post that the big EM-1s only used the north leg of the switch on the bridge and...