August 21, 2017

Delphos in the Late 1940’s

    Our new model train display is up and running although it is still a work in progress.  It was designed  to depict the late 1940’s era so I thought it would be interesting to take a look at that time. World War II was over and most servicemen were home.  After years of […]

Down Memory Lane

It was my turn to write the “On The Banks of Yesteryear” article for the Delphos Herald this month but for the life of me I could not get the first sentence of my chosen topic to trickle out of my head, down to my fingers and onto the keyboard.  So after several hours of […]

Kollsmith Wagon Works

Wagons were first developed in Mesopotamia in the middle of the fourth century B.C. and improved upon with the invention of the pivoting front axle during ancient Roman times.  The front axle allowed for better steering and turning capabilities. The wagons on display at the Delphos Canal Commission are certainly of a much later date […]