Berlin’s InnoTrans 2016 (Part Two)

As I mentioned in my last blog entry, InnoTrans has a large outdoor exhibition area. Most of the new ideas in rolling stock, maintenance of way machinery and other large railway related items are exhibited here. For us foamers and anoraks this is the chance of being the proverbial kid in the candy store. One can […]

A visit to InnoTrans 2016 in Berlin, Germany (Part One)

Every other year Berlin, Germany hosts the purportedly largest railroad industry exhibition in the world: InnoTrans. There the railroad industry displays its newest and best it has to offer: Be it new locomotives or something as mondain as rail clips. It appears that 2016 was another banner year for the show. According to the Berlin Messe […]

CINCY! A visit by Brad Wing

  I recently had a meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio.  For those of you outside the US, this is a city on the Ohio river.  It is in the state of Ohio, but is in the southwest corner of that state, right across the river from Kentucky and just a few miles from the Indiana border.  […]