Excel Deluxe Model Train Tool Set for Train Lovers

Running a model railroad is a wonderful pastime, and you can devote considerable amounts of time and money in setting one up, and maintaining it. To keep things running smoothly, be sure to have reliable a model train tool set on hand, so you can do emergency repairs and on-going maintenance.

Continue reading

Posted in hobbies and toys | Leave a comment

Best Perseverance Quotes to Inspire You

It can be hard to keep going some days. Maybe you’re working on a big project, and it seems like it will never be finished. Or maybe you’re just trying to get through all your daily chores. Here are some perseverance quotes to help you.

Continue reading

Posted in gift quotes | Leave a comment

Scotts 2000-20 20-Inch Classic Push Reel Lawn Mower

We’ve always had a gas mower, but this year, we’d like to get a reel mower. This is the one that we’re looking at — the Scotts 2000-20 20-Inch Classic Push Reel Lawn Mower

Yes, it will be more work to use a reel mower, but we can see several advantages to using one.

Continue reading

Posted in home and garden | Comments Off on Scotts 2000-20 20-Inch Classic Push Reel Lawn Mower

Fun Gift Train Lover Street Sign

Are you looking for a fun gift for a model train lover? Well, all “signs” indicate that you’re on the right track, if you get this funny street sign

Train Lover Street Sign

Campaigning the city to have a street renamed in someone’s honor is a long process, and in the end, they probably won’t agree to your request. So, to save time and heartache, just give this gift to your favorite railroad master — they’ll love it!

This sign is just the right size, at 4″ x 18″, and it would make a nice addition to any train lover’s man cave — or wherever the trains are displayed. You could even hang it outside, if you prefer.

But don’t worry too much about where it should go. You could just deliver this prefect present, and the model train enthusiasts will know exactly where to put this awesome gift.

More Model Train Gift Ideas

Here are a few more model train gift ideas, from Amazon. ____________________________

Posted in hobbies and toys | Comments Off on Fun Gift Train Lover Street Sign

Engineer Cap for Model Railroad Fans

It’s difficult to find the perfect gift for a model train lover, if they have almost every accessory every made! But do they have an authentic looking railroad engineer’s cap?

engineercap01

The headband has elastic at the back, so it should fit comfortably on most adult heads, with no plastic strap to adjust. It’s made from 100% cotton, in a heavy material, with dark blue and white stripes. He will feel like a real railroad engineer while he’s wearing it!

And you’ll like it too – it won’t take up any floor space, or make noise, so you can ignore it, while he enjoys it. Perfect!

So You Want a Model Railroad

To make your model train problems seems small, watch this short movie from 1955 – So You Want a Model Railroad. A woman is looking for help from Mr. Agony, who gives advice on the radio. The woman’s husband spends all their money on model trains, and she doesn’t know what to do! I wouldn’t mind a train that brought my dinner though. 😉

Model Train Gift Ideas

Here are a few more model train gift ideas, from Amazon.

____________________________

Posted in hobbies and toys | Comments Off on Engineer Cap for Model Railroad Fans

USA Railroad Legacy Map for Model Train Room

This beautifully detailed railroad legacy map from National Geographic will look beautiful on the wall in your model train room!

railroadlegacymapusa01

Maps are always interesting to study, and this one will be especially fascinating for anyone who loves trains – full sized ones or model sized.

Building the railroad routes had a strong impact on the country, and this railroad legacy map from National Geographic helps to illustrate that. You can see today’s major railroads, the Amtrak routes, and the major routes from the 1920s. Other locations are marked too, such as tunnels, and railroad museums.

As usual, National Geographic has produced a map of outstanding quality. The map is 36″ x 24″  and printed on high quality paper. It could be laminated or framed, so it can be enjoyed for a long time. 


Posted in hobbies and toys | Comments Off on USA Railroad Legacy Map for Model Train Room