Train Shows and swap meets….

| October 16, 2011

Train Shows and meets…

After continuing to attend numerous shows in the last twenty odd years, and dealing with waning desires in the modern 3 rail, or high rail areas, I have been contemplating saving all my entry fees and applying them to the layout.  I was getting tired of seeing the same old stuff being lugged around, looking worse for wear each time, and seeing the same faces time after time.  Even at a show as large as York, the same thing was happening.

Then I wised up a bit?   Absence makes the heart grow fonder.  Indeed.  That and a switch in collecting venues to catalyze the effort of attending…

Now there is a ton of material coming out, some of which hasn’t seen the light of day for many years.  There are a number of new faces and friends, and trains shows are a blast now, especially York.  If you have begged off, give it a re-try.  Maybe you’ll be surprised!

I was!

But not at the fact that the layout has no new scenery on it…. again.  Ah well, maybe I can talk some of my new friends into swinging by to help out…

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