Cold Enough for You?

You know that you are(Cold, cold) (as, as) (ice)As cold as ice to me(Cold, cold, cold) (as, as, as) (ice)  –  Foreigner The recent deep freeze was an endless topic of conversation. Cold enough for you?, I was asked often. It could be worse, was my standard...

Let’s Build Something…

Milepost 1270 Let’s start the new year off right and build something out of an often overlooked media, PAPER!  The NMRA shared this neat video in their recent newsletter and I thought it was worth sharing with you.  To see the video, Click HERE I was disappointed...

A Decal Discovery?

Milepost 1268 Back at milepost 1266, I told you about the Lakeside & Marblehead RR car that I built & decorated.  I am happy to report that it was well received by its recipient and I’m sure will have a prominent place on his layout. One of the problems I had...

More Layout Progress!

Milepost 1237 A few more days and a few more screws & nails go into the project! Back at Milepost 1230, I showed some of the basic framework that had been built up to that time.  Since then, I’ve attached all of the components to the main structure and started to...

Wouldn’t the PC Crowd have a Fit about this?

Milepost 1236 I mentioned last time that I had picked up some really old MODEL RAILROADER magazines at a train show I had recently attended.  This one was among them… the August, 1960 issue.  Given recent news events, I thought about it in a different light when I...

VCR R.I.P.?

Baby I’m a fool who thinks it’s cool to fall  –  Melody Gardot I fell for a slick trick recently. No, not evil telemarketing kind. The cable television kind. On a recent visit from a cable TV guy to my domicile, I oversaw the re-wiring of...

Fun(?) from Yesteryear…

Milepost 1235 A few weeks ago, I attended a model railroad show in Van Wert.  It was very nicely done with lots of vendors, plenty of parking and well organized.  One of the many nice things that the organizers did was to have a table of “freebies” where...

Front Page News!

Milepost 1234 OK, so I’m bragging.  I submitted one of the photos to our local newspaper, THE COURIER, that I took of 765 as she roared through North Findlay last Tuesday.  I included a caption with a few facts about the loco.  This is what I saw this AM when...

All Wired Up

Tho’ my life was in a rut“Till I thought of what I’d sayWhich connection I should cutI was feeling part of the scenery  –  Peter Gabriel Was having problems with my cable television. Turned out, the cable box was on its last legs, so I made...

NKP 765 Roars Through North Findlay

Milepost1233 These pictures speak louder than words!  Enough said! dlm