Gloomy article in the Wall Street Journey on Model Trains as a Hobby

We have a new neighbour, Jeanette. Within 3.6 nanoseconds of meeting me she divined that I was a model train nut. She recently came up from Pacifica where she lives to deliver some furniture for her new abode. Along with the furniture came a cutting she kindly made from a recent Wall Street Journal. It don’t make pretty reading:

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Pretty sad eh?

The article referenced a vid which was equally melancholy:

http://www.wsj.com/video/working-on-the-railroad-a-world-of-model-trains/3DCFC24A-E417-452D-9173-B1AEE8EB29B3.html

Sorry, but you’ll have to cut and paste this link – WSJ doesn’t seem to have an “embed” feature.