Idle hands and all that!

This is not particularly railroad related, however it seems to be a bit of a sign of our times. So let me explain: After dithering around for many years, our local electric power company (PEPCO) finally decided to relocate the electric distribution lines in our neighborhood from poles to underground conduits. It was beyond embarrassing […]

Laminátka…..Part 2

Remember the recent blog entry regarding my new PIKO HO scale electric locomotive? The one about the ČSD Class 499? Well, to my great surprise there are actually folks in the Czech Republic who find my blog interesting enough to read. Thanks! One of them, “Zdenek”, forwarded an extensive history of the CSD Class 499 […]

’tis the season to be jolly…..or not!

Frankly I can not blame anybody for giving the “jolly feeling” a miss this year. It has been a rough 2020 here in DC and, of course, elsewhere. Personally I can not wait to see the back of this awful year. Between the pandemic and the sad Greek tragedy playing out in the White House, […]

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