Excuses, Excuses

Workin’ on mysteries without any clues Workin’ on our night moves – Bob Seger Fogged-up windows, apparently, are a giveaway for borderline criminal activity in our fair county. According to the public records docket, authorities have been kept busy with, well,...

New W&LE Gon

Milepost 886 An email from one of the mail order model railroad shops announced the re-release of a USRA wood-sided, drop bottom Wheeling & Lake Erie gondol in both HO and N scales. As many of you know, I’m primarily a Nickel Plate fan but since I grew up in...

Crazy Valentine(s)

And if you can’t be/ With the one you love/Love the one you’re with – Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young The police blotter contains twisted and strange tales of people who are confused and angry and perhaps drunk. And stupid. Or all of the above. Submitted for your...
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Ya’ Just Never Know…

Milepost 885 In the “You’ll never know what you might see…” category, I offer these photos taken during our Altoona trip.   The first one is a bit of back home. The orange car on the left next to the covered hopper is a Difco (Differential Steel...
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Ya’ Just Never Know…

Milepost 885 In the “You’ll never know what you might see…” category, I offer these photos taken during our Altoona trip. The first one is a bit of back home. The orange car on the left next to the covered hopper is a Difco (Differential Steel Company)...

Crazy Valentine(s)

And if you can’t be/ With the one you love/Love the one you’re with – Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young The police blotter contains twisted and strange tales of people who are confused and angry and perhaps drunk. And stupid. Or all of the above. Submitted for your...
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Ya’ Just Never Know…

Milepost 885 In the “You’ll never know what you might see…” category, I offer these photos taken during our Altoona trip. The first one is a bit of back home. The orange car on the left next to the covered hopper is a Difco (Differential Steel Company)...

Crazy Valentine(s)

And if you can’t be/ With the one you love/Love the one you’re with – Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young The police blotter contains twisted and strange tales of people who are confused and angry and perhaps drunk. And stupid. Or all of the above. Submitted for your...
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Some Spectacular Fall Colors

Milepost 884   I’m going to go just a little out of order here but after we attended the NKPHTS Convention in Canton (more about that in a future post), we headed east into Pennsylvania for a little train watching amidst the fall colors and Mother Nature did NOT let us...
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Trackside Signals from the Rulebook

Milepost 883 So you think you want to be a railroader, huh? Well… take a look at these signals and learn them all. If you are going to operate a train, you need to know how to safely proceed into the next block or across the next crossing or even through the next...