When someone asks you, “Why do you like trains so much?”, it’s usually followed up by, “isn’t that for kids?” or, “Aren’t you too old for that?” Maybe. Maybe not. I want to know why there has to be an age limit on some hobbies and interests. A short background story, I got into this hobby when I was 8 years old. And honestly, it … Continue reading Why Trains and the Railroad?
Here is a pretty comprehensive list of all of the shows and events for the rest of 2018 found via Model Train Shows Calendar 2018 One event I didn’t see that’s local to me is the 51st Annual Cincinnati Model Train and Trade Show. It’s on October 13-14, 11am-5pm both days, held at the Lakota West High School in West Chester, OH. Admission is $7.00, … Continue reading Model Train Shows Calendar 2018
Welcome to the new home for Notch 8 Media! My goal for this page is to become one of the premier photo and video resources for railroads, railfans and model railroading. My family history is with the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, most recently with my grandfather who was a clerk here in Dayton, OH at the old freight depot downtown. I was also a brakeman, … Continue reading Welcome!