I think if you were to dig deep with most Model Railroaders you would find that there is some reason linked to their childhood or an important part of their life that generated the interest in in pursuing Model Railroading. For me, it was my fathers career on the railroad and growing up building model [...]
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Since my entry on V-Scale model railroading, a bunch of people have asked me questions and become very curious about v-scale. They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so a video must be worth a million words. This video from TeiscoDelRay of his Harbor Island Trainz route is a great example of v-scale.
My Dad worked for Conrail, and he really loved trains and the railroad in general (not the management or the government management of the railroads, but that is another story.) Growing up, we always had a train layout in our basement, and we always spent time building, running, and growing our train layout.