Tag Archives: model railroad

More on the detail trap

More on the detail trap from The Erratic and Wandering Journey…. Out of Context? I recently re-blogged René Gourley’s post, in which he quoted Marty McGuirk’s comment on Georgia O’Keefe: “Nothing is less real than realism. Details are confusing. It … Continue reading

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Avoid getting caught in the detail trap

Following on from the last post, an amusing little tale from Marty McGuirk…. Recently I attended a corporate retreat day where one of presentations that stuck in my head was titled “How to Measure Progress: Moving Forward Toward the Big … Continue reading

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The Pundit Has His Notions And So Does Joe Average

Another gem from Mike Cougill’s OST Blog.  I wish I could express my thoughts as well as Mike does…. There are a lot of definitions imposed on model railroading. Look here and you’ll get one view. Look over there and … Continue reading

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After the Goldrush

Looks like one of my favourite musicians is having a turn out.  From Reuters…. Singer Neil Young to auction model train collection LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Rock singer Neil Young is selling some of his most prized possessions – part … Continue reading

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Filling boxcars with stuffing

Last day today…..   Then packing up, and a flight home for me, and a long drive back to the UK for Allan and Derek.   But here’s a link to bemuse y’all…. No, Horace, I know Christmas is coming, … Continue reading

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Seaboard Southern NMRA show, 30 September 2017

Saturday was the local NMRA group’s annual meet at the Charis Centre in Crawley.  I’ve missed the last two Seaboard Southern shows, as they clashed with other family commitments, so I was pleased to get to this one.  An easy … Continue reading

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Jon’s modules (and layouts) – A new(ish) layout

As I write this, I’m looking at a large black box parked in the lounge, and waiting to go into the loft.  What could it be? Kuritu.  At our 2017 show in April, I noticed that Ian Milroy had a … Continue reading

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