Thursday, November 11, 2010

Veteran's Day 2010...


A salute from one veteran to the rest...

When our Reveille is called, may the first sound we hear on the other side of eternity be,"Well done, good and faithful servant."

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TYCO Spirit of '76 C430 in HO scale


...until then, may we do our utmost to ensure family and friends will hear those same words themselves.

2 comments:

Cristake said...

Proud like an Indian chief... a beautiful paint scheme and I guess there's a fine horn, too. Why is it painted with the US coat of arms? I mean, just to honour the Veterans Day or it also has some traffic role (like pulling a train for veterans or something)? Forgive my ignorance. :)

Br'er Shaygetz said...

It was offered in the years just before our nations 200th birthday. The coat of arms is a facsimile of the Presidential seal. The first ones had the full seal but were removed from stores after protests by the White House. The few that are out there are quite collectible.

It was painted to resemble the Seaboard Coast Line's locomotive. It however, was a GE U-boat and not an Alco.