“I’ve been working on the railroad…

…all the live-long day!” Well, not really. Most certainly I did not have it as bad as the railroad workers about whom the song was written around 1894. During those early days of American railroad construction, working conditions were not ideal, to say it mildly. It was backbreaking, all manual labor to lay down railroad […]

Finally: High Speed Trains on the Chesapeake & Tenleytown Railroad

KATO Model Trains has finally released their N scale Deutsche Bahn Intercity Express (ICE) 4 set. The Japanese model train manufacturer’s forte seems to be N scale train models, but they do have a small HO assortment available also. (For more on model railroad scales, click here) The just released ICE set joins a handful […]

A bit wound too tight?

No, no, no…the title is not alluding to our current political climate around here. Even though one could write volumes about the political disfunction around here in DC, let us just stick with model trains. My readers will remember that just a few day ago a mysterious package arrived at the front door. It turned […]