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Trains: Inside an old passenger, rail car

“All the coaches shall be scrap and rust and all the men and women laughing in the diners and sleepers shall pass to ashes.”    Carl Sandburg    Not so fast Carl….


The house project

The wooden floors are in, the bathroom in the one apartment is almost ready and it is only missing water which the plummer has promised to fix for us before x-mas eve! 16 more words

Building a concrete bridge

I could not help myself from snapping this photo of these men working on a bamboo bridge under the concrete bridge.

I can’t remember the last time I saw a concrete bridge being built, certainly not one where the concrete was hand mixed. 61 more words


A Magical Adventure

In 1991, Mark literally slept in a coma through Mother’s Day, Memorial Day and Father’s Day. No to mention my birthday and our twelve year wedding anniversary, Although he was awake for Independence Day, Labor Day, Halloween, his birthday and Thanksgiving, all those holidays were spent in the hospital for rehabilitation. 787 more words

Sunday Stories

European construction grows again

Production grew in the European construction sector in October, according to seasonally-adjusted figures from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

October 2014 figures saw growth of 1.3% in the Eurozone and 0.4% in the EU28 compared with September this year, when production in construction fell by 1.0% in the Eurozone and 0.3% in the EU 28. 168 more words


BTR-80: Construction

Here is another model that has recently found spot on my workbench. I was tempted by BTR series for some time already and finally had given up. 53 more words