Over the past few months, I’ve encountered the following meme online. I thought it would be fun to look for the original articles from which these quotes were pulled, so I did that. Memes like this are cute and are pretty good a making a convincing point, but those quotes lack context and nuance. Some…
One of my goals is to have a model of each type of diesel locomotive that Monon operated from 1942 until the company merged into the Louisville & Nashville Railroad in 1971. So far, I’ve managed to acquire most of them, but one that has remained elusive is the ALCO Century 420 … until now.
I recently got a bonus at work, and decided to use a bit of it to buy some trains. I recently saw some locomotives from MTH and Lionel end up on eBay, being sold by someone here in the Indianapolis area. Turns out, they were being sold by a train shop I’ve never visited called A-Trains down on Main Street in Greenwood.
“His advice and farewell words to his family were enough to melt the heart of an infidel.”
Here at home, I have a Mac mini (2018) running as a file server for the home network. After I upgraded to macOS Ventura 13.2 earlier this week, I realized that I could no longer connect to the file shares on the Mac mini from anywhere. Time Machine didn’t work either. A quick search on…
Gilded Rail Entertainment posted a YouTube video recently that does a pretty good job explaining the history of the Monon.
While playing Pokemon Go yesterday, I managed to grab a few good shots of White River State Park.
I ran into some issues trying to clean up stale data in InfluxDB and found a nice workaround thanks to a user on GitHub.
When I was 4 years old, my father gave me his old Lionel train set. Fast forward 40+ years, and here I am a serious collector of O scale model trains.
I started out on a couple of other Mastodon servers back in the Spring of 2022, but ended up migrating to my own instance by the end of the year.