The final step in removal of the old garden railway: the removal. I had hoped to reuse and repurpose much of the old materials, but it was not to be. The effort required to rework them was excessive. In the end it filled most of a 20 yard truck. Goodbye!
April 21 was requalification day at Seashore Trolley Museum. One weekend every spring, the volunteers descend on Kennebunkport to renew our trolley driver’s licenses. Picnic Grove Visitors’ Center Dwarf Nikon FM2, 20mm lens, expired Portra 160. If you want it to look like an old picture, shoot with old film.
2/27/12 -Playing with light, shadow, and the Fairlee 2/28/12 – Big Adventure – Sebastian and Chai make their annual pilgrimage to the vet. They were not impressed. 2/29/12 – Winter has finally decided to pay us a visit in time for Leap Day. It’s not much of a storm but it is pretty.
January 25 – I went out to photograph a front yard in Newbury full of abandoned sleds. They look pitiful sitting on the brown grass, but I just couldn’t set up the shot. Instead I caught MBTA #66 on approach to the Hanover Street crossing. 66 is on lease from MARC to alleviate a powerContinue reading “This is not the photo you’re looking for, 2012 edition.”
January 9, 2012 – along the Clipper City Rail Trail in Newburyport.
January 7 – The Wickham Trolley model on a back shelf in the workshop.
Today I attended the local Tour de Chooch with a friend. TDC is a free, annual, self-guided event where owners of some fabulous model railroads open them for visitation. I saw some simply wonderful things and was inspired. The reality, however, is that I have neither the time nor the willpower to build a basementContinue reading “Inspiration”
Catching up on a few recent photos. 4/5 – Spring is finally showing signs.
I caught Sperry Rail detector car #146 in the yard on the Newburyport commuter rail line last evening. Unfortunately I couldn’t get any closer. You can see a good movie of SRS146 in action at the Wedgemere station here.
June 12 – It rained on our parade. Actually it rained just after our parade, but it still dampened the festivities. June 13 – Beth kicks back in the moonbounce after her party. We entertained most of her Kindergarten class in celebration of the end of the year. June 14 – Operation Lifesaver pushes theContinue reading “Catching Up (P365 – June 12-15)”