Re: Atlas 40' USRA rebuild
On Jul 11, 2009, at 8:46 PM, Jon Miller wrote:
A glance at the other model building fields would show that incar, shipand airplane modeling, for the most part, the models produced aremuch moreaccurate than the railroad models. Why can't we have the samestandard ofexcellence and care in this field?<Because if those models were wrong the manufactures would sell zero or
That's always been my explanation, Jon. Instead of building and
operating historically accurate replicas of the prototype, a lot of
"model railroaders" seem to be reliving their childhood fascination
with toy trains. Nothing wrong with that, of course, but it's not at
all the same hobby.