Finnish Alpine Mountains?

Everything is possible in the world of model trains. Even mountains in Finland! If you will recall, I wrote a blog in early November about my and Brad’s trip to Helsinki. Consequently one of my Finnish readers (http://sartenada.wordpress.com) asked me if I had visited the HO scale Finnish Alpine Model Railway Exhibition in Espoo, Finland. […]

Stupidity knows no bounds.

One of my readers in the UK (www.macfilos.com) sent me a little blurb about a mishap on one of the heritage railway lines close to Norfolk, East Anglia, UK. It seems that we here in the US are not the only ones making a “sport” of running red lights and trying to beat a train […]

Trainphilos.com Archives from 2012 through 2017

After my switch to a new blogging platform, I decided to archive my older blogs.  Otherwise they would soon be inaccessible. Here are links to the archives in pdf format.  There is a Table of Contents in each. 2012: https://drive.google.com/file/d/120lRl2d4ZK6lln7rSz91beZljh7Bf7UP/view?usp=sharing 2013: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1SRzKeDHxi-wVd6Yo9gFFNUQXuH6YTbKC/view?usp=sharing 2014: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Gu2SaBSjM9HAPPd8IltTM1g7PUHL1dY_/view?usp=sharing 2015 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1rL4aX91oDo-HY9lHzrzPg3YNtwsgWBv9/view?usp=sharing 2016 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1HhnW8cJXyJsLn3sZ3_E_b8j44vR1N7CG/view?usp=sharing 2017 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1twwEBoASgJutYp6KsJWdMujY-jO3ZvU5/view?usp=sharing           […]