Milepost 946 Traditionally, Monday afternoons & evenings have been slow but for some reason, on the afternoon & evening of Monday, April 6, things were super busy. We were track-side for about three and a half hours and saw 13 trains. This was indeed exceptional for a Monday. [...]
Fri, Apr 24, 2015
Source: Right of Way
Perhaps there can be too much of a good thing. That was my dilemma after winning a prize at a recent raffle. First, I rarely win anything, such as a lottery. (My chances would greatly improve if I actually started buying lottery tickets, though.) My prize was a Memo tablet. At first, I [...]
Thu, Apr 23, 2015
Source: Schaadt in the Dark
Milepost 945 A few days ago, I attended the model railroad show held down in Bucyrus, Ohio, with my friend Mike. There's a club in Bucyrus that has a very nice layout in one of the fairgrounds buildings and one of their fundraisers is their annual train show. [...]
Tue, Apr 21, 2015
Source: Right of Way
Milepost 944 I've been working on this project for quite some time. I've recounted some of my trials and tribulations along the way. First, it was find a tri-level auto rack from Accurail. Then it was find some autos to put on it. Then it was [...]
Sat, Apr 18, 2015
Source: Right of Way
There are no two words in the English language more harmful than 'good job' - Terence Fletcher Absorbing. Intense. Recently had the opportunity to see "Whiplash," a movie which rightly gave an Oscar to J. K. Simmons as a relentless teacher in an elite New York school for jazz musicians. Those [...]
Thu, Apr 16, 2015
Source: Schaadt in the Dark
Milepost 943 There are two characteristics that all women say that all men have... we see no need to ask for directions and we won't read instructions! Well, there are times when I unfortunately fall into that category... especially the instructions part. But there is a reason that [...]
Wed, Apr 15, 2015
Source: Right of Way
Milepost 942 Some really exciting developments in 3D printing are being "brought to light." If you are like me and think that this has a real future in model railroading, you may very well enjoy watching this video... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihR9SX7dgRo It speaks of a new process that both increases definition and decreases printing [...]
Sun, Apr 12, 2015
Source: Right of Way
Milepost 941 "The number to call is BR-549..." That was Junior Samples' line on the old TV show "Hee-Haw" when he was going to talk about his mythical used car lot. You may remember back in January, I mentioned that I was going to try to build a [...]
Thu, Apr 09, 2015
Source: Right of Way
Chief Deputy Art Mullen: Someone in Harlan is going into the meth business in a big way. Raylan Givens: Or the folks in Harlan are really, really congested. After six riveting seasons, the FX television series, "Justified," prepares to end. One school of thought suggests a show should go out on top - [...]
Thu, Apr 09, 2015
Source: Schaadt in the Dark
Milepost 940 In a day and age where many hobby shops are closing, it was nice to see a new one opening up. We were headed down to Sugarcreek, Ohio, to have dinner with some of my cousins and Janet happened to catch this sign on the side of the [...]
Mon, Apr 06, 2015
Source: Right of Way
Donald E. Miller Jr , right, appears in Hancock County Probate Court Tuesday, October 8, 2013. (Randy Roberts/The Courier) Story [...]
Wed, Oct 09, 2013
Source: Randys Seen
Marine Corps League Color Guard members Jim Baker, left ,Don Beichler, Larry DeVelvis and Kyle Ford present the colors during opening ceremonies of the Findlay Exchange Club's display of 300 U.S. flags on Thursday at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1701 Tiffin Ave. This “Flags4Soldiers” field is in recognition of [...]
Fri, Sep 20, 2013
Source: Randys Seen
Madison Mains tries to get her reserve champion market gilt hog in position for pictures during the livestock sale Monday at the Hancock County Fair.(Randy Roberts/The Courier) Photo Gallery [...]
Tue, Sep 03, 2013
Source: Randys Seen
HAIRY SITUATION The senior football players don mustaches during picture day at the school Friday morning. (Randy Roberts/The Courier) [...]
Fri, Aug 09, 2013
Source: Randys Seen
Tweeter Natale and his grandfather Bill Natale, of East Sparta,Ohio, at the Seneca County Fair IPRA Broken Horn Rodeo Thursday night (Randy Roberts/The Courier) Fair Gallery [...]
Fri, Jul 26, 2013
Source: Randys Seen


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