A Response To Dave And Galen

The thoughtful comments from Dave and Galen on my last post raised valid and interesting points that deserve an equally thoughtful reply. I wasn’t making a manifesto with that post. I simply wanted to express an idea that I feel strongly about and give an example of...

Mud Covered Track

Mud covered track like one might see next to a grade crossing is simple to do even long after the track is down. As with my post on oil soaked track, I rubbed some fine dirt into the area with my fingers and worked it in further with a short bristled brush, in this...

The Bookstore Is Open

The new page for the OST Publications Bookstore is now live. I hope you enjoy the experience. I’m happy to now offer USPS Flat Rate Priority shipping for anywhere in the 50 states. International orders are still shipped via First Class International. Please do...