Re: lurker - related but slightly off-topic
- Hi Al
I would love to model the FJ&G in 2 Rail i'am to pickey about my
scenes on the railroad and want to much so i'll stick with HO.What
years did you visit the railroad?Welcome to the group.The Best group
--- In FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com, Askerberg <aiberg@c...> wrote:
> Greetings all,
> I've been a happy lurker on this list for quite awhile. I used to
> the FJG territory frequently when I had a relative living there.
> is one of my favorite NY short lines, and I have pleasant memories
> of its last operations. I mentioned to Gino how much I've enjoyed
> benefited from his web site and this list. He suggested I share my
> interests with the list.
> Although I spent my career in NYS, I have retired back in my home
> of Indiana. I am currently modeling the Louisville, New Albany and
> Corydon, the LNAC, or simply "the Corydon." It is a seven mile
> short line in southern Indiana that interchanges with the old
> mainline between St. Louis and Louisville. The character and
> the line is much like that of the FJG, and that is what appeals to
> am currently building a necessarily fore-shortened but conceptually
> accurate model interpretation of the line in O scale 2-rail. I am
> the late 1940's era when they were still running a handsome Porter
> 4-4-0. In 1948 they acquired a GE 45 tonner. I will be operating
> I wish I could boast a fan group for the LNAC similar to yours, but
> can't. I do, however, enjoy membership is a very fine and
> convivial group, the Columbus Area Railroad Club
> http://www.trainweb.org/carc/ . We have operating layouts in four
> scales. You are cordially invited to visit us when in the area.
> Best wishes for continued success with your group and its historic
> preservation efforts.
> Regards and thanks for enhancing my enjoyment of the hobby,
> Al Askerberg
> Columbus, Indiana