A Failure To Communicate

Last week’s post was my response to a thoughtful one on Trevor Marshall’s blog. While I received a couple of encouraging comments about it, I’m not satisfied I expressed myself well. If you’ll indulge me, I want to take another crack at it and have deleted the...

Committed

You hear this sentiment many times: “I absolutely LOVE this hobby. Someday I’ll really make the commitment to do it right. For now though…” (insert favorite reason why one can’t do it right). I wonder what’s going on? Why do so many of us find it so hard to make...

Thinning The Herd

Recently I’ve noticed the railroad often leaves an engine in town overnight or for several days. The two photos below show one of the locals that works Richmond. The 9419 and consist were left idling and parked in the yard over the weekend earlier this month. I...

Homogenized Is Good For Milk

I’m privileged to be part of a round-robin group of friends who discuss the craft via email. We four share similar views but we’re also individuals working in different modeling scales and following different prototypes and subject matter. Our discussions range from...