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  1. How a semi-retired n scaler spends his time.

    Hi again everybody! I am not to be counted on! Here I go 6 years without blogging and then have two entries in just a couple of weeks. That said, just because I haven't blogged doesn't mean I haven't been active. My lighthouse scene is coming along, albeit slowly. I am still working at making a living even though I am well past 70, so you may be able to imagine that I get tired easily. While I'm relaxing I like to watch "How-To" videos on YouTube. There are several people doing this and ...
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  2. MBTA - Keolis Welded Rail Train at Belmont Massachusetts 6/9/2020

  3. Sooo...Anything new in the last six years?

    Hi Everyone!

    I guess I'd better do an update if this is going to make any sense at all. My last posts dealt with two things, my layout and my cable access TV show. I did 18 episodes of the show and then summer came, and my involvement with the Cape Cod Baseball League took center stage. For the second season of "Mini-Rails" I had eight or ten people lined up to visit and tour their layouts when our family life took at hit. Fallout included the sale of a piece of rental ...

    Updated 14th Jun 2020 at 10:39 AM by Albey25

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  4. Memorial in Corona times

    Good afternoon , even in Corona times our King pays honor to those buried at Margraten Cemetery. For those who don't know it ( I tell about it every year , it's my way of thanking ) 8301 American soldiers lay buried here and there are 2 walls with the names of another 1722 who's bodies were never found. The graves are maintained by the American Battle Monuments Commission , the grounds have been lent to the USA for eternity as a token of honor and gratitude from The Netherlands . The graves ...
  5. Equipment Frustrations

    After a full two weeks, I have cancelled my original order for equipment from Tony's Train XChange. The cancellation policy unambiguously states "[o]rder cancellation requests must be submitted ... within 24 hours", which I have exceeded by at least 300 hours. Most of what I ordered was out of stock with an expected restocking time of 10 days, but I think it likely that the supply chain has been disrupted by the Wuhan virus.

    I will not be receiving:
    • Kato N 106-6273
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