10 years and 27000 kilometers later

My friend Yao is in China again visiting friends and family. He knows all about my fascination with railroads. So anytime he runs across something train related he tends to take some photographs and will send them to me. He has done it before, as can be seen in this blog entry about his travels […]

A new automobile and a new adventure.

My friend Michael in London, he of “macfilos” fame, got himself another car. Again! Being the camera aficionado that he is, he also had acquired the new Sony RX 100 VI fairly recently. A bit of a surprise to me, because Michael is very partial to Leica cameras and publishes a blog (the aforementioned macfilos.com) […]

Old Oak Common Depot Open House Revisited…

Tempus fugit indeed! Here it is January 2018 already and I am finally working on a blog entry which I promised back in October 2017! If you will recall I had been in London in September of that year and was able to attend an open house at the Great Western Railway’s High Speed Train […]

God’s Wonderful Railway has an Open House.

A few short weeks ago I was once again in London. As per usual I stayed with some friends in West London. Long before the trip, the UK rail news was full of excited chatter about an “Open Door” event put on by the Great Western Railway Company. Fortuitously this was going to be happening […]

Artwork commemorating the Chinese workers on the American railroads

A temporary exhibit of the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center  features “Hung Liu: Daughter of China, Resident Alien”. The third floor of the museum is now temporarily dedicated to her works, which are comprised mainly of paintings, but also a memorable 3-dimensional tribute to the Chinese workers on the railroad.  The museum […]