I'm an operator. I love to see trains on rails, accessories by their side, doing what they were made to do. Part of what gives me enormous happiness about this whole thing is making broken, rusted, zinc-pest ridden derelict things run and... well... live again. I've always sworn I would never have a Collection. And then there's reality.
One... acquires things. Things there just isn't room for on the layout. And more things -- for future layouts. And more things... well... just because they're cool. And suddenly, there you are: a collector in spite of yourself.
But I fully intend to create layouts to accommodate all of it. I do. Really! I swear I do. But in the meantime (sigh)...
Here's my collection:
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Then click on any item for a larger pic and a bit more info.