Visiting a Model Train Show…again!

It has been a while since I have been to a model train show. The closest one to us here in DC is usually the one happening in Timonium, Maryland. That is just north of Baltimore at the Maryland Agricultural Fairgrounds. They have several huge exhibition halls (one is appropriately called “The Cow Palace”), so […]

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. […]

Its nasty outside…

What a foul day here in DC today. It is raining cats and dogs. On top of that, my trusty weather station is showing only 36 degrees now. A few degrees lower and I’ll have to get our snowblower cranked up. On the other hand, this is just the day to futz around in the […]