Pluck the Ducks

When one editor asked if I was taking last Monday off to watch my Ohio State Buckeyes play for the top prize, suspicion grew. Did he want me gone for that day, or, as a general rule, gone most days? Should I stay at home that day and nervously bounce off the walls until the 8:30...
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More Weathering Examples

Milepost 913 As I have shared so many times in the past, it is really great to have a small circle of modeling friends to mutually share work with. From time to time, I’ve talked about the Pirates, a group of about a dozen guys that have a loose common interest of modeling...
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Really Cool Office Digs

Milepost 912 OK, let’s face it; it has happened to all of us at one time or another. Your well-meaning & lovely Aunt Myrtle just “had” to get you something for your layout but it flat-out doesn’t “fit” with what you are modeling. Maybe...

A Taxing Solution

I’ll give you all I’ve got to give If you say you love me too I may not have a lot to give But what I’ve got I’ll give to you – the Beatles It scares me when I arrive at an idea that no one else has had. My idea would balance the city and county...
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Fuel Deliveries on the Third Sub-division

Milepost 910 Back at Milepost 898, I told about doing some research into what Marathon (Ohio Oil back then) delivery trucks looked like back in the 1950s. After completing the truck, I sent it to my NKPHTS acquaintance Tony Koester for use on his NKP layout of the Third...