Thursday, October 30, 2008

Self-Building Model Railroad!

I so want one:


Wednesday, October 29, 2008

How Do Trains Stay On The Track?

In case you didn't know, explained by the late, great Richard Feynman:

However, I don't expect it applies so much to the little kind.


Monday, October 20, 2008

The Rusty Spikes

Last week's OVAR meeting was a little different. Instead of the usual illustrated talk on trains, we had a musical presentation by several members, singing a medley of railroad songs, accompanied by a slide show of train images:
I won't say how great we were because that would be, like, boasting. But I had fun, despite breaking a guitar string half-way through the third song. Kudos to Mike Hamer and Brian Earl for putting the whole thing together!

Here's the whole gang:

L to R: John Stewart, Gerry Berrigan, Bob Hobbs, Mike Hamer, Steve Watson, Brian Earl, Timothy Bowden, Fred Adams, Chris Lyon, John Howard.
Missing: Narrator Don Leger.

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