A visit to the National Capital Trolley Museum

Only just 13 miles north from my house here in DC is the National Capital Trolley Museum. A few Sundays ago I had an occasion to visit it: Two of our friends from Perth, Australia were in town and had expressed a desire to take a look at this museum. It had been some years […]

A trip to New Jersey in N Scale

The Atlas Model Railroad Company has finally released their N scale New Jersey Transit and AMT (Agence m√©tropolitaine de transport Montreal) ALP-45 locomotives and the appropriate double deck coaches, as well as double deck cab cars. This was quite some time in coming. I had pre-ordered my N scale set in early January of 2019. […]

Water, water, everywhere…

Here in DC we have had barely a drop of rain for what seems to have been months. Temperatures have also been unusually high for a long stretch. Just yesterday we hit another temperature record for that day. Not since 1871 have we had a 2nd of October were the mercury topped out at 98 […]