I could probably learn from you too, if you cared to share anything.
John P, I am unsure if you are wanting me to respond here; or, what? "Making it very clear" seems as though you are stating that what I've said, people must heed! I think the only thing I have made "clear" is that I feel everything you model is your choice and shouldn't be dictated by what another model railroader feels is "Right"! Maybe you could explain what your trying to get at?Well Mark, I did go and read your layout thread. Maybe not all the 35 pages, but I saw this around page 5:
Bridges, tunnels and mountains are what I like to see and I think my layout confers this. I am not saying this is what you need to build your layout like, it is only what "Trips my Trigger"! Many model railroaders today are all about reality and operations.
You're making it very clear: you want the scenic features that trip your trigger, others want reality and operations. In fact now that I recall, I've said to people while visiting their railroads or wen they visit our club, "I'd rather see a switcher shove a couple of boxcars down an alley than some long freight dashing through the mountains". And what does Lance Mindheim do, but push boxcars down the alley. It's what some of us like to see. Don't mind us, we're just crazy in our own way.
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