Last August I attended the New York Steam Engine Association’s Pageant of Steam.Â Their annual show is a huge four-day event held on 100 acres in Canandaigua NY, which is in the western part of the state, about 35 miles south of Rochester.Â This post shows just a handful of the pictures I took.Â … Read the rest
Something new this year was the big pile of dirt the show’s organizers brought in for a huge model of a dragline excavator that was kept busy filling up radio-controlled dump trucks. Playing in the dirt looked like a lot of fun and now I’d like to know where I can buy a radio-controlled bulldozer.… Read the rest
We’re about a month away from the 15th annual “Cabin Fever” Model Engineering Expo in York, PA. I went last year and wrote an article about it. It was was my first model engineering show and I really enjoyed it. So I’m going back again next month.
“Cabin Fever” is one of the oldest and largest shows of its kind, and certainly the largest in the Northeast. … Read the rest
I enjoyed Cabin Fever so much that I made a trip last month to the Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation in Waltham, Massachusetts, to attend the New England Model Engineering Society’s 14th annual model engineering show.
The show was much smaller than Cabin Fever and there were no commercial vendors, but the exhibitors were very friendly and I really enjoyed it. … Read the rest