Have you heard the legend of John Henry?

He worked on railroads his entire life, and he was damned good at it too. 8 feet people claimed he could swing his railroad buildin’ hammer. That gift would be his downfall. He eventually hammered himself to death.

On a brighter note, did you know it’s pretty easy to build a railroad from Rome to Edinburgh? All you need is a copy of Ticket to Ride.

For the architecturally-minded, a fresh box of Colt Express would not go amiss, which lets you study a train in all it’s three-dimensional glory.

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