Live Steam roars on in miniature!

Regular readers of “Trainphilos” are most likely well aware that I tend to visit London with some regularity. I like the hustle and bustle of the United Kingdom’s capital city. There are a myriad of historic nooks and crannies to be explored, and most importantly, while indeed busy, it does not have the exhausting frenetic […]

Mr. Gorbachev: Tear down this Wall!

A now famous line from then US President Reagan’s 1987 speech at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, West Germany. 30 years ago today, on the 9th of November 1989 the Berlin Wall did indeed come down and changed global politics. I grew up in West Germany and very much remember waking up the morning of […]