Re: Roaring Rails


Steve Haas
 

<<I have to relate a story from Craig Thorpe, noted railroad artist, who did
a fund raising  painting for the restoration of the Snoqualmie depot in Wa. 
He researched the depot colors, the loco and passenger cars, the dairy truck
name and myriad details to get them right. At the ceremony for the painting,
an elderly lady approached him and asked about the year represented. He
named the year with confidence that all was correct, but she pointed the
Irish Setter in the scene was a breed unknown in the US until several years
later. Always a rivet counter.>>

T'is how we learn.

Steve Haas
Snoqualmie, WA

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