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Big Boy!

Milepost 1302 My friend Don sent me the link to this really good youtube video on the Union Pacific’s Big Boy locomotives.  It appears to be a promotional piece and is very well done. You can watch the video by clicking HERE.  It’s about twenty minutes long...

An Old MoW Car

Milepost 1301 Way back in the late 1950s, Revell was really big in the HO scale model train market.  Many of the companies that we know today weren’t even around then but Revell sure was.  I remember that my brother & I got our first train set for Christmas...

Catching Up on a Few Work Bench Projects

Milepost 1300 First off, I hope that you all had a very enjoyable Easter. We got together with our family and enjoyed a wonderful meal. Over the past few days, I’ve had a chance to actually spend a little time at the work bench, cleaning up a few projects that have been...

The Perfect Solution to a Lot of Stuff

Milepost 1299 Have you ever noticed that sometimes, it just seems like you have way too much stuff?  I’m not talking about an extra few car kits, an extra building or two, one or two spare locomotives and of course, a small surplus of tools.  No, I’m not...

Horseshoe Curve LIVE!

Milepost 1298 A friend of mine recently passed this link to me: Click HERE It takes you to a live video feed of the action at Horseshoe Curve in Pennsylvania.  This one could be a REAL time waster! 🙂   I’ve already spent about an hour on the site… and...

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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