A Fond Farewell

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by jimmybeersa, Feb 14, 2006.

  1. jimmybeersa

    jimmybeersa Member

    :wave: :wave: Today I leave Canada for the UK after having been here for 5 months.
    All of them were not happy, due to the death of my dear friend Robin
    The heart sore job of dismatling his layout and the distribution of his OH so many models ,which I hope have found homes that appreciate them, was a task I did not enjoy one bit
    Robins Models are now scattered around the globe to those of you who have them ,treasure them
    One possitive thing that came out of that was that I met so many of the Gauge members
    Also I was fortunate enough to have been hosted in their homes,by two members of the Hamilton Live Steam Club Their kindness to me was in the true spirit of the Brotherhood of Live Steamers
    So I leave with a heavy heart, only offset by the many Railroad minded people I have met and enjoyed their company

    But I WILL RETURN :thumb: :thumb:
  2. screen

    screen Member

    Jimmy - Have a safe trip - Thanks for a task well done!
  3. Will_annand

    Will_annand Active Member

    Have a safe trip my friend and thank you.
  4. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery


    Thanks for taking care of Robin's treasurers - I am sure it was both heartening and heart-breaking to send them out...

    Looking forward to seeing you back again!

  5. GeorgeHO

    GeorgeHO Member

    In this world there are many things which go to the scrap heap before anyone realizes that they are irreplaceable treasures - witness all of the former railroad rolling stock that we would all like to be able to see and enjoy today. What you have done is to place the treasures that Robin produced into the hands of those who can cherish them for what they are. We must all thank you for your kind acts. We will all miss Robin, but we can still view his work on the Gauge, and we can know that his structures still live on somewhere in this wrold. God Bless you.
  6. kf4jqd

    kf4jqd Active Member

    Happy and safe journey home.

  7. Russ Bellinis

    Russ Bellinis Active Member

    Have a safe trip home, Jimmy. Thank you for all that you did to preserve Robin's art, and for your help and encouragement to his family.
  8. ausien

    ausien Active Member

    Thanks jim, have a safe a good trip home, I am coming to england in may, and if it is posible to meet, I would like to, if you could pm me your phone no, and any other details we could arrange somthing.....have a good one steve
  9. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

    Good Luck on the Trip. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

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