August 2020

Running a little behind this month…lots of 12 hour days. I did make significant progress with regards to the bench work…and am finishing up a couple of GE engines. I purchases a couple of CAD programs to design some buildings and am in the process of acquiring a laser printer. Read more…

July 2020

Hard to believe that we’re over halfway through this year. That’s for sure. Working full time has taken a bite out of my hobby time at first; but I am figuring it out. I sold off all of the surplus project engines and have retained a few units to finish Read more…

June 2020

June has arrived; hard to believe that we are halfway through 2020 at this point. The COVID-19 pandemic seems to be calming down a bit here in Illinois. We’ve been fortunate to have the leadership necessary at the top of our State Government to make the difficult decisions necessary to Read more…

May 2020

May has arrived and brought the warm temperatures and sunlight that we all need this year. Things are static here at the homestead. All is well. No COVID-19 here; and we are following the protocols laid out by our Governor. I am certainly glad to have a leader like Governor Read more…

March 2020

We have made it to March. I started working a new job in mid-February. I haven’t had much time to get anything going other than assembling the Ivar shelving and taking some inventory. I bought a new Protothrottle and the required equipment for use with Digitrax. I am going to Read more…