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Age of Steam Roundhouse

Milepost 900 I was given some very interesting information about the Age of Steam Roundhouse located in Eastern Ohio. The pictures and building data was provided by AoS so I thought I would share it here. Click on the above image for a larger version. The roundhouse is the first...
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Persistance Pays Off!

Milepost 899 Quite some time ago, I had mentioned here that I was looking for photos of the railroad station at Leipsic, Ohio. It was originally built by the Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton Railroad as a joint station to be shared with the NKP. I’m a die-hard Nickel Plate...

The Popcorn Option

Before the Black Friday shopping madness, I bought a new microwave to replace my ancient model. Inside a department store I was met with a wall of microwaves with various sizes, options and prices. Some were small, intended for college dorms, perhaps. Over-the-counter ovens were...
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No More “Silvering…”

Milepost 897 You may recall a few months ago or maybe even a few years ago, I had completed some Nickel Plate boxcars and when the decals were dry, there was a “silvery” look to them. Upon inquiry, I found that was indeed called “silvering” and it happens...
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HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Milepost 896 Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season as it is usually the time when we begin to think about the big celebrations of Christmas and welcoming in the new year on January 1. But hopefully it means more to you than that. To me, it is a time to pause and...

Gone, Baby, Gone?

Hit the road Jack and don’t you come back no more – Ray Charles A police car in my neighborhood caught my attention. This drama deepened when a city policeman knocked on an apartment door in my neighborhood. The officer was at the door of a neighbor – and this...

Sex Instead

Comes a tale via the daily docket of interesting incidents in our fair community. In one instance, according to city police, a male reportedly exposed himself inside a city convenience store one Tuesday. This occurred multiple times that same day by the same man, according to...
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Sex Instead

Comes a tale via the daily docket of interesting incidents in our fair community. In one instance, according to city police, a male reportedly exposed himself inside a city convenience store one Tuesday. This occurred multiple times that same day by the same man, according to...
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Sex Instead

Comes a tale via the daily docket of interesting incidents in our fair community. In one instance, according to city police, a male reportedly exposed himself inside a city convenience store one Tuesday. This occurred multiple times that same day by the same man, according to...
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Tale of Two Stadiums

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was a time of a successful fake punt, it was a time of missed field goals. But what a weekend of football! And it was only Week One. If the rest of the college and pros seasons are like last week, I’m going to have to...
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