Tag Archives: Old West

Exploring the past in HO Gauge

I received an HO gauge train set for Christmas in sixth grade and took to it immediately. It was a Tyco HO set, a freight train with a Santa Fe F9 diesel locomotive, silver and red, with several freight cars, … Continue reading

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Dreams of the Sierra Nevada

Published Jan. 22, 2007 The blond-haired boy lay on the floor, watching the Lionel train pass before his eyes. The train was pulled by a black “steam” locomotive that issued smoke from its stack created by drops of oil placed … Continue reading

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