Model Railroading

Model railroad pix

I know, it’s been six months. Several of my sophomores persuaded me to post photos of my model railroad (in progress). So I did so (linked from my home page), but they’re photographically not very good. In particular, they’re too… Read More ›


For April vacation we decided to visit Baltimore — partly because we wanted to see the city, partly because we knew a couple of people there, and partly because it was an excuse to ride on the high-speed Acela Express…. Read More ›

HUB Model Train Expo

Just went to the Hub Model Train Expo in Marlborough. It was surprisingly popular — I had to park a quarter mile away — but somewhat disappointing. There were lots of vendors, mostly selling similar items, and only a few… Read More ›

The Wenham Museum

What an astonishing museum! “An undiscovered gem” was how the docent at the desk described it on our way out, and she is right. Barbara and I visited the Wenham Museum yesterday — our first time in Wenham for either… Read More ›

Boston Trolley Meet

Just got back from the Boston Trolley Meet (actually held in Somerville, not Boston). This event, sponsored by the Boston Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society, offered a combination of layouts, dealer tables, and field trips. The actual exhibit… Read More ›