Re: AP article on model railroading today...


mel perry
 

RIGHT ON, tell it like it is, between the
passing of the present generation and
the increasing prices, only the rich and
the millennials will be able to afford this
"hobby", but i forget, this hobby was
"created" to make money, how ironic
;-(


On Sun, Feb 7, 2021, 1:44 PM Dave Nelson <Lake_Muskoka@...> wrote:

Whistling past the graveyard (literally).  Any hobby with an average age of 68 is in trouble and with models of freight cars costing $40-$50 a pop there is no pulling in teenagers or young adults.

 

Dave Nelson

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A positive message from a Southern California railroad hobby shop owner:

https://groups.io/g/ModelRailroadsofSoCalif/message/16456?p=,,,20,0,0,0::Created,,railMaster,20,2,0,80172809

And a story about Walthers:

https://groups.io/g/ModelRailroadsofSoCalif/message/16443?p=,,,20,0,0,0::Created,,walthers,20,2,0,80172809

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

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