Re: Prototype fidelity


Charles Peck
 

It would seem that a well run board, faced with a decision outside their expertise, would seek assistance from someone better informed.
Chuck Peck

On Sat, Nov 22, 2014 at 7:42 PM, 'Douglas Harding' doug.harding@... [STMFC] <STMFC@...> wrote:
 

And a lot has to do with who sits on the deciding board of the Historical Society. One of the struggles with the CNWHS, the one cited by Clark, is the board was mostly former employees and/or railfans, but not modelers, and certainly not prototype modelers. If a car was lettered for their favorite road it was ok, even if was an Athearn bluebox car. And remember when many HS got started, the Athearn bluebox was about the only car they could get custom lettered. So the powers that be keep going back to the same supplier, asking what have to you got that we can letter for ….

 

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Doug Harding

www.iowacentralrr.org

 


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