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Mr. Maddox goes Train Watching…

Milepost 1201 It was a really nice day when we picked up Mr. Maddox from his house so I told Mrs. M. that we should go train watching.  Our daughter needed to get a few things done and we hadn’t seen him for a few days so the time seemed near perfect.  Load him...

New Caboose at Fostoria

Milepost 1200 A recent trip to Fostoria gave cause to stop at the Iron Triangle Rail Park.  There I noticed that the “new” caboose that the organization had recently purchased was sitting there ready to be loaded onto the track prepared for it.  Ellen...

Favorite Tool?

Milepost 1199 So… what is your favorite modeling tool?  Well, if not your favorite, what tool or tools have you had the longest that you still keep around the workbench and use? This thought crossed my mind because a couple of days ago, I went to find my favorite slim...

Shays at Cass

Milepost 1198 My grandson, Mr. Maddox, just loves to watch train videos with me on youtube.  Well, the other day, we were watching primarily Fostoria & Deshler so I decided that a change of pace might be in line.  Then I thought of Cass Scenic Railroad and their...

NKPHTS BoD Meets in Findlay

Milepost 1196 On Saturday, May 6th, the Nickel Plate Historical & Technical Society held it spring board meeting here in Findlay, Ohio.  As the “local,” I more or less hosted the event which was held at St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church Annex on...

The Shoelace Solution

Boy, you’re gonna carry that weightCarry that weight a long time  –  the Beatles In a stern voice, my family doctor put forth the idea that I drop a few pounds. Well, maybe more that a few pounds, but I got the idea. For me, staying away from pizzas...

The Luggage Lunacy

Hey, pack’d my bags, put ’em at the door  –  Chaka Khan I needed a new piece of luggage for an upcoming trip. Time had passed to replace my aged black suitcase which, I think, I might have received as a college graduation gift. (A...

Fear of Trying

Oh, travelin’ man, love when I canBut sooner or later I’m goin’ on, yeaTravelin man  –  Bob Seger Never have been a fan of vacation trips. I prefer to stay home during vacations, only to visit a golf course, movie or visit to a family...

Angel B Gone

I can’t understand the way it goesI don’t wanna knowNo, I don’t wanna knowCuz everything I know makes me feel so lowNo, I don’t wanna know  –  Sheryl Crow Sure, there are worse fates in this life to suffer compared to having a funny TV...

What’s Mine is Mine

Can’t take it with youEverybody knowsCan’t take it with you when you go  –  Allman Brothers Band Comes a tale from the police docket of an out-of-town traveler who was stopped recently on West Main Cross Street for a traffic infraction. The driver...

 

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