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Why?

Milepost 1208 Like many of you, I’m signed up with many of the major manufacturers of model railroad products to keep abreast of their latest offerings.  So it was no surprise when I received an email from Broadway Limited Imports the other day.  But what was a...

Tichy Windows and Doors

Milepost 1207 With all of my carrying on about kitbashing & scratchbuilding, I’ve failed to really mention one of my “partners” in this process, Tichy Train Group.  I’m not sure how long they have been in business but Tichy has been a reliable...

“Emergency” Cabooses

Milepost 1206 With my recent emphasis on MoW cars, I kinda/sorta forgot about some of the other uses of the Nickel Plate’s older wooden boxcars.  So, the other day when I was rummaging around looking for something else, I ran across my emergency caboose.  At that...

Train Watching with my Friend Denny and his Brother

Milepost 1205 About once a year, my friend Denny and his brother John load up their trick and makes their annual pilgrimage to their favorite train watching spots in Ohio.  These spots include Fostoria, Bellevue and Berea among others.  And, when he comes to Fostoria,...

More Work on the MoW Train Cars

Milepost 1204 I don’t know about you but my modeling seems to go in phases.  For a while, I’ll be building structure kits then maybe move to some trackside accessories.  Since the layout construction is currently on hold, I’ve been having fun working...

Phone Home

i’m not the one that you’ll be breaking in i’m not the one who could be taken in  –  the Cars Have no real good reason to resent school children, EXCEPT … Seems when I drive past a school grounds, I see a child with a cellphone. A mere...
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Mission Impossible Rouge Nation

Benji: She tried to shoot me. Ethan: That doesn’t make her a bad person. Satisfying. That’s what I felt watching “Mission Impossible Rogue Nation.” Tom Cruise, as Ethan Hunt, has built a reliable movie franchise, based on the popular TV series,...

Not Following You

I’ve got no time for you right now Don’t bother me  –  the Beatles May sound strange and counterintuitive that a newsperson and entertainment fan like me would not spend the time to delve into the public tribulations of others. But there are only...

 

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Schaadt 'In the Dark' | Blog featuring The Courier's Eric Schaadt
Schaadt in the Dark – Observations and revelations by News Reporter Eric Schaadt
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Along the Right of Way - Model Railroader, Dan Merkel
Along the Right of Way – Ramblings of model railroader, Dan Merkel