2018.11.06 #NaBloPoMo

Saturday dawned cold and wet for the annual NEREX Snowflake Run. Thirty-six motorcars departed Delta Drive in Concord bound for Lincoln, NH along the New England Southern, Winnipesaukee Scenic, and Hobo Railroads. The rain waxed and waned throughout the day. Temperatures reached a balmy high of 54 degrees. We all reached Lincoln safely before dusk,Continue reading “2018.11.06 #NaBloPoMo”

Week 37 – Adirondack Scenic Railroad

In early October, I had the good fortune to attend a motorcar excursion on the Adirondack Scenic Railroad out of Thendara, NY. The faithful UPRR #2535 An absolutely awful shot of yours truly.  I’m not sure why I was doing the “Is this thing on?” look with my Leica.   Depth of field We don’tContinue reading “Week 37 – Adirondack Scenic Railroad”

Fan is short for Fanatic (P365 – July 5)

And one definition of fanatic would include driving 428 miles round trip for 20 miles of ‘rare mileage’ rails.  Still that’s what Beth and I did last Monday.  We were presented with the opportunity for a speeder excursion on the Beecher Falls Branch in Colebrook, NH.  The state is considering removal of the rails andContinue reading “Fan is short for Fanatic (P365 – July 5)”

One of THOSE days, or the Value of Doing It Right The First Time

The weather was forecast to be nice today, so I was eager to get the motorcar out for a run on the Cotton Valley rails. Yesterday I installed my foot clutch conversion. The hardest part was drilling the hole in the tunnel for the shaft to pass through. The hand clutch lever had a returnContinue reading “One of THOSE days, or the Value of Doing It Right The First Time”