After a lot of messages from a certain Chinese manufacturer, the amount
of traffic decreased somewhat. To be honest, to zero, the messages from
said manufacturer not counting.
I'm still listening for something usefull, but somehow I get the
impression that most people are a bit wary of Chinese advertisements.
A lot of modellers lurk here, but we tend to be also in more
specialised email groups - eg I'm in a couple of British O-scale
groups plus one for the railway where my special interest is, plus the
early rail group even though that is mostly American.
Occasionally something interesting pops up here, which is why I never
Try the Garden Railways & Railroads email group on Yahoo.
It's also a popular gauge for live steam, so you could also try the
Yahoo Live _Steam group.
I don't know how active either of there are, though.
My own stuff is British O-scale circa 1900, built from craft kits. I
chose that scale because I can run shorter trains with smaller
locomotives and cars than the later stuff, and in those days there was
more variety than the later era when locomotives were more
This is, of course electrically powered and not live steam.
More lurkers than you'll see responses from, I suspect, but there is no
way of telling how many, or how often they look.
Ask a real question, or mention something good (or bad) that you have
seen, and see what happens.
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