Trip Report – Rock Island Train Festival

Trip Report – Rock Island Train Festival

The Rock Island Train Festival was the country’s biggest railroading event during the hot summer of 2011. The four-day event was held along the Mississippi Riverfront in downtown Rock Island, IL on park land and the adjacent rail yards.   Among the...
Something For Everyone at a Model Train Show

Something For Everyone at a Model Train Show

A model train show is a great way for me to meet and greet potential customers. I regularly participate as a vendor at model train shows, and, chances are, if you’re reading this, you’ve probably been to a model train show or two yourself. You probably also know...