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    A Railwayman's Tale

    Hi, Ex-railroad guys might be interested in my new book, The Mary Celeste Papers - A Railwayman's Tale, which has just be published on Amazon Kindle. Despite the main part of the title, the book is heavily autobiographical and concentrates on my days as a railway apprentice in England. Back...
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    Has technology really made the hobby (and your life) better?

    The anticipation of waiting for pictures to come back was often drastically offset for me by some of the awful results. I recently tried my hand at sports photography using a digital camera with a big lens. During the course of a single soccer game I shot around 800 pictures. Some were badly... is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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