--- Mario Daigle wrote:
> Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2003 20:17:54 -0800 (PST)
> From: Mario Daigle
> Subject: Re: Welcome to z_scale
> To: z_scale Moderator
> Hello Jeffrey! and to all fellow "Zscalers",
> Thank you Jeffrey for allowing me to be part of this
> great Zscale Forum!.
> Now I know you and I have met but for the other
> "groupie's" sake, well here's a little about myself.
> I have been interested in trains ever since I can
> remember. I grew up a few feet away from the CN
> line in my hometown close to Montreal, Canada. But
> it was in 1999 that I really got into model trains.
> Started up with Nscale trains UNTIL I discovered
> Zscale!!!...my life has never been the same since!
> (in a good way that is!). By that time, I also
> discovered "Ztrack magazine" and owe a lot to Robert
> Kluz for his patience and readiness to answer all my
> "debutant" questions. You know how that can be when
> you begin in this "small" Zscale world. Information
> was hard to come by then especially when one does
> not have internet.
> So after much research on the subject, I built
> "Peace River Valley Railroad" in several months (28
> X 20.55 inches) to which I later added a four track
> staging yard module (32.75 X 8.5 inches). As you
> can tell, it's not big, but very practical and just
> great to play with and "daydream". It's a good way
> for me to relax just by operating my trains in the
> scenery I've created. . It's a "cheap way" to
> travel...by letting myself be transported in a place
> and time of my own choosing and conception.
> I enjoyed building the layout, but I trully enjoy
> more the contemplating/ operating aspect of this
> Zscale world of mine.
> I am looking forward to reading all kinds of
> articles on our Zscale hobby and contributing as
> Mario Daigle
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