Milepost 937 From time to time, I've discussed making my own decals using Paint Shop Pro and my ALPS printer. Well, I'm currently working on a Nickel Plate auto rack (yes, the NKP had a total of four of them) and needed a custom size NKP logo. No problem... [...]
Sat, Mar 28, 2015
Source: Right of Way
And you won't see me (You won't see me) You won't see me (You won't see me) - the Beatles We are in the midst of March madness basketball. There was a time when I devoured the entire NCAA tourney and reveled in consecutive basketball games, filling out tourney brackets [...]
Thu, Mar 26, 2015
Source: Schaadt in the Dark
Colors
Milepost 936 Every so often, the topic comes up as to "what is the correct color for...?" and we go through the throes of extoling the virtues of this color vs. that one or this mix as opposed to another. After a few, some times heated email exchanges with the [...]
Wed, Mar 25, 2015
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Shoofly2
Milepost 935 In a recent conversation I was having with my friend Paul, we were discussing our respective pile drivers and how we both were contemplating building railcar mounted steam shovels. He was wondering how he could use both of them on his layout and I suggested a "shoofly" [...]
Sun, Mar 22, 2015
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Bowser
Milepost 934 Bowser Manufacturing/English Hobby Shop experienced a robbery over the weekend. According to an email from Bowser, thieves cut through a wall of their shop and stole "hundreds" of locomotives, etc. They have not yet posted an inventory of what is missing but it sounds like a [...]
Thu, Mar 19, 2015
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Cause you know sometimes words have two meanings - Led Zeppelin Thank you, Florida. The same state that brought us questionable ballot machines has now provided easy answers to complex matters. Just stop using certain words! Some leaders in the Sunshine state ordered workers with the state EPA to stop using phrases [...]
Thu, Mar 19, 2015
Source: Schaadt in the Dark
H30aHoppers
Milepost 933 The joys of free-lance modeling are many; the restrictions are few. I am always amazed at the people who will adopt a prototype then model that right down to the last nut or bolt. If that's the way they want to pursue the hobby, that is their [...]
Mon, Mar 16, 2015
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Template
Milepost 932 As I contemplate the redesign of my layout, I've resorted to some "old fashioned" track planning. A lot of today's layouts are designed right here at the computer keyboard with monitor, mouse and a multitude of track planning software programs. But I haven't had much luck with [...]
Fri, Mar 13, 2015
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Any way the wind blows/ Any way the wind blows - Joe Walsh As the mercury creeps above freezing, many have complained they are tired of this winter. That's their right, to be sure. One woman at a city business recently told anyone who would listen that she was tired, TIRED [...]
Thu, Mar 12, 2015
Source: Schaadt in the Dark
SnowPlow
Milepost 931 Back at Milepost 923, I shared a video of a train blasting through snow. Here's another one for your enjoyment. Check out the guy highlighted in the beginning of the clip. http://videowall.accuweather.com/detail/videos/top-videos/video/4072270303001/train-plow-submerges-man-in-heap-of-snow?autoStart=true This link was sent to me by my friend Dave. One of these days, the snow & cold [...]
Tue, Mar 10, 2015
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Deadman
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
POWflags
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
Fairfeature
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
Hairy2web
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
Cowboyweb
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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