The First Attempt at a Garden Railway – Part 1

Choosing the Train and Track at Milepost 38 Toy Trains

A year or so ago I visited a friend’s house. It had been a few months between visits and imagine my amazement and wonder when I discovered that he had installed a train in his backyard. It was gorgeous. It wound its way around the entire yard, was embedded into the patio, and had a wireless … Read more The First Attempt at a Garden Railway – Part 1

It All Started with a Train

Horse and Buggy in Hazleton, Iowa

As a kid, we moved around a lot. This led to some really interesting experiences for a growing boy but I’m going to narrow all of these down into just one story today. This is the story of where my love of trains originated (at least in my memory). Shortly after my sixth birthday, we … Read more It All Started with a Train