Monday, July 24, 2017

Did you bring the boxes?

Over the weekend Vince and I acquired a collection of Railroad Model Craftsman issues that date from the 1940s to 2010. That's them in the 6 cartons, and - as a special bonus - on top, in the bags, is a large collection of Railroad Modeler. All Debra and I had to do was go on a 1,300 km round-trip across the province to pick them up :-) Well, road trips are what we do, and there were thrills, spills, and chills, but in the end: Mission Accomplished! I have my suspicions that E. L. Moore sourced the track plan for his Elizabeth Valley Railroad from a '40s or '50s issue of RMC. No doubt there are lots of interesting discoveries ahead, but while I'm getting a car wash, I'll leave you with Glen and Willie.


  1. 1300km! Now that is dedication! But what a collection, my MRC collection only spans 12 months :)

    1. That was the round trip distance; so 650 each way wasn't too bad, and there was an overnight stay to visit relatives. It was a multi-purpose trip. The weather was good, and we hadn't been to that part of the province in a long time, so it was a good trip overall - except for some nightmare traffic on the way back :-( I guess I've entered the crazy zone of this project :-) but it still seems fun, well, at least until they fit me up for a long-sleeved white jacket that knots in the back.....