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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...

You Want a Resolution?

We keep on waitingWaiting on the world to change  –  John Mayer As the clock saunters toward midnight, I am feverishly trying to find enough resolutions to make my life better. No hard changes allowed here, but not to easy either. Why punish myself? 1. I will not...

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Milepost 1027 As has been my tradition on the post before Christmas, I’ll wish each and every one of you a very Merry Christmas and an equally Happy and Prosperous New Year.  As you gather with family and friends to celebrate this special day, kindly take a moment to...

Lost and Maybe Found

I’m just a soul whose intentions are goodOh Lord, please don’t let me be misunderstood  –  Eric Burdon and the Animals Please don’t let me become one of those people. The type that are addicted to cellphones, oblivious to those around them....

Goin’ Mobile

The twenty-first century’s yesterday  –  INXS The kind salesman maintained there was “no question too stupid” after he sold me my first smartphone. Told him that I would probably challenge that assumption. After many months of indecision...

Spectre

You are kite dancing in a hurricane, Mr. Bond  The latest James Bond film was satisfying. Some critics complain this series has seen better days. Me? I was awestruck by the opening scene of “Spectre” with an altercation on a helicopter and our man Bond escaping a...

 

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Along the Right of Way - Model Railroader, Dan Merkel
Along the Right of Way – Ramblings of model railroader, Dan Merkel