Wishing everybody the best of holidays!

Here is wishing that all my readers have a great holiday and a wonderful 2020.     Photo by Ralf Meier. A narrow gauge steam locomotive on the Öchsle Museumsbahn in southern Germany. The railroad is about 135 kilometers (84 miles) due west of München.

London, Midland and Scottish Railway and The Transcontinental Railroad: It’s all the same!

Well, that is if one leaves it to the United States Postal Service. If my readers will remember, this May was the 150th anniversary of the completion of the first US transcontinental railroad. Brad and I went out to Utah to participate in the festivities. You can read my blog about it here. Historically, the […]

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 […]