Little engines give rail hobbyists taste of the big time; Foamers and rivet counters
(Source: Wall Street Journal, October 14, 2013)
SOMEWHERE IN UPSTATE NEW YORK — Hidden away in the woods, this 34-acre property's location is never disclosed to outsiders. Only a select cognoscenti or carefully vetted visitors — sworn to secrecy — know how to get here.
A black-ops training center? A secret bunker? No, it is the clubhouse of Adirondack Live Steamers Inc., a group of 120 or so rail enthusiasts who prefer to ride their 1/8th size steam locomotives — complete with coal-fired boilers and the requisite huffing and puffing — away from prying eyes.
Full story: Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, October 15, 2013