TT Scale on themodelrailwayshow.com

TT Scale on themodelrailwayshow.com

Postby ConducTTor » Wed Sep 21, 2011 11:51 pm

I've received an email from which a snippet is posted below:


"To the administrator:

I look forward to monitoring your site.

I am Jim Martin, co-host of a popular and fast-paced model railroad podcast, The Model Railway Show:

The show creator Trevor Marshal and I both have broadcasting and writing backgrounds and as a result our shows and interviews are short, focused, and we hope, entertaining. We invite you to listen at:

http://www.themodelrailwayshow.com

Now to my purpose in accessing ttnut.com: could you, or any one else on your list who is knowledgeable about the state of TT scale today be available to do a short, pre-recorded telephone interview. Who speaks for TT at large? This is the person we are seeking. ........."



I want to hear your opinions on who would be appropriate for this. This is NOT a popularity contest. If I don't get any/enough responses or this turns into a mess, I'll have a private conversation with the individuals who I think fit the bill and we'll decide amongst ourselves.

Before deciding, please keep in mind that I may be the most visible but, there are a handful of people who are highly dedicated, have been supporting TT for a LOT longer than I have and who continue to pour a ton of effort into growing it and bringing models to our layouts. Elmer and Al come to mind immediately.
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Re: TT Scale on themodelrailwayshow.com

Postby CSD » Thu Sep 22, 2011 12:29 am

Well, I think they asked for you. You've earned it.

Feel free to insert as many "shout outs" as you like.
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Re: TT Scale on themodelrailwayshow.com

Postby CSD » Thu Sep 22, 2011 12:29 am

Pretty exciting stuff!
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Re: TT Scale on themodelrailwayshow.com

Postby Marquette » Thu Sep 22, 2011 1:37 am

You, Al, Elmer.
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Re: TT Scale on themodelrailwayshow.com

Postby Arseny » Thu Sep 22, 2011 3:06 am

Alex, I am sure, you have performed a GREAT job to make TT scale more popular in America, and made a "push forward" for the American TT. So, I think you are at least one of the significant persons in American TT.
Of course, there are some "old guys" in American TT who performed a big job too, and kept TT alive until today - for example, Elmer. So, the ideal decision would be to do the interview both with you and Elmer (or maybe Al Reibel) too - "new school" and "old school", together.
But if they want to interview only one person - I am sure you have the right to do it.

Don't forget about Germany, Czech, Russia and other small countries, where the TT is popular... ;)
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Re: TT Scale on themodelrailwayshow.com

Postby TinGoat » Thu Sep 22, 2011 3:47 pm

Alex,

The Model Railway Show is a professionally produced Internet Podcast:
http://themodelrailwayshow.com/

The shows are short and sweet, so to speak.

You're the man to put North American TT-Scale in a Nutshell!
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Re: TT Scale on themodelrailwayshow.com

Postby ConducTTor » Thu Sep 22, 2011 4:49 pm

Gang, decision's been made. I'll give you the date of the podcast when it's known.
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Re: TT Scale on themodelrailwayshow.com

Postby areibel » Thu Sep 22, 2011 6:03 pm

TinGoat wrote:Alex,

You're the man to put North American TT-Scale in a Nutshell!

I agree! And when the TV stations want to interview the "movers and shakers" in TT Scale, you'll be an experienced spokesman!
Me, well I've been described as having a face suitable for radio? :P
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Re: TT Scale on themodelrailwayshow.com

Postby ConducTTor » Thu Sep 22, 2011 7:29 pm

HAHA! You guys are funny :) Has there ever been a TV show about model trains - in ANY scale??? I'd love to watch one.
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Re: TT Scale on themodelrailwayshow.com

Postby AstroGoat760 » Fri Sep 23, 2011 12:39 am

ConducTTor wrote:HAHA! You guys are funny :) Has there ever been a TV show about model trains - in ANY scale??? I'd love to watch one.


There have been a few of them. I recall a show that did segments on model train layouts and design, mixed with segments on prototype railroads, sometimes with a common "theme" among segments. The show was called "Tracks Ahead". We have a couple of seasons on VHS.

There was a show starring Joe DiMaggio that featured Lionel O-Gauge trains, as well as a similar show dealing with American Flyer S Gauge, both short lived.
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