The Crossing

It’s a simple crossing, a nondescript two-lane road that could be anywhere. It’s a chance to study a piece of the real world and duplicate it in miniature. The road intersects two tracks, providing for some extra modeling enjoyment. The flange ways faithfully portray...

A Different Approach

Nine years ago I thought this blog would last less than a year before running out of ideas but 507 posts later here we are. Thank you all for sticking around and for the wonderful comments you’ve offered. You make the blog better in every way, with your thoughtfulness...

Remember The Event

Change is the one constant. It sounds like an oxymoron some wag made up long ago, yet this year has proven the truth of it like no other I recall. Consider this location where Norfolk Southern D9-4400, #9519 trundles gently toward the camera, to begin the day’s work....

Track Tells A Story

Communication is one of those words with multiple meanings. On the surface there is an exchange of information, whether it’s facts or ideas. Going deeper though, good communication helps the receiver see the world through the eyes of the communicator. For most...