No Magic in Magic…

Walt Disney said “There is no magic in magic, it’s all in the details.” Model railroading is yet another area where those details help make the magic happen, just ask Ron White. His Kansas City Subdivision layout is loaded with little details. Prior to a recent operating session, I made…

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Rail Road-Trip

In 1814 we took a little trip.. No wait – it was May 2019. In the midst of endless thunderstorms and flash flooding, we visited the Illinois Railway Museum, the Railroad Park at Rochelle, Illinois, and a couple of sites in Galesburg, Illinois. For a collection of images we captured…

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See America First

On every Great Northern Railway brochure and billboard were three words: “See America First.” The slogan was part of a promotional campaign The Great Northern used to promoted Glacier National Park as “America’s Switzerland.” I missed the original campaign (beginning around 1914) by more than a few decades, and Kathy and…

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2 Rons: 3 Shorts

Here are 3 very short clips from the HO-scale model railroad layouts of Ron Williams and Ron White. Scene 1: Bridge crossing from the final operating session on Ron William’s former Springfield Terminal layout. Scene 2: Coal drag meet on Ron White’s Kansas City Sub layout. Scene 3: Fleeting glimpse…

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