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Saturday, March 09, 2019

NYA Subscriber News: "Clyde Coil - 3 Rail World" Videos


Lionel's 2341 Jersey Central FM Locomotive | NYA

The latest Subscriber News on Times-Contrarian | NYA provides updates to the timeline of videos from 1995 filmed in Neil Young's Train Barn featuring vintage Lionel train models.

The "Clyde Coil - 3 Rail World" series is quite fascinating -- particularly if you're a model train enthusiast. The "It's A Fake!" episode focuses on Lionel's elusively rare 2341 Jersey Central FM Locomotive.



Of course, who can possibly forget the controversy over the Lionel Greendale Train Set in 2004?

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Lionel Greendale Train Set

Who knew the model train enthusiasts could be so viscous vicious?!

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Limited Edition: Greendale Train Set

More on Neil Young and Lionel Trains.

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Classic Toy Trains - March 1993

Neil Young and Lionel Trains

Also see more on Lionel trains and Neil Young in book excerpts from Legendary Lionel Trains by John A. Grams, Terry D. Thompson .

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Neil & Lou

Here's an interesting blog by a Neil Young fan called The Back Part Of The Basement. The blog is written by Lou who also likes model trains and Martin guitars. Here's the story of meeting up with Neil at Lionel train show.



In 2017, Neil Young auctioned off his model train collection, which brought back many memories of Neil with his sons Zeke and Ben and daughter Amber.

Here's a video from the mid-1990's of Neil Young filmed at his California ranch and around his train layout with his family, Pegi, Ben and Amber.

The segment was broadcast on the Nickelodeon Network and hosted by Linda Ellerbee.

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8 Comments:

At 3/09/2019 02:31:00 PM, Blogger Babbo B. said...

"It's a Fake" was Episode 1, this was Episode 2 - only ones in the series, alas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTMZHlXZvtY

 
At 3/09/2019 04:18:00 PM, Blogger Thrasher Wheat said...

Thanks Babbo!
Actually, it looks like both episodes are posted on timeline.
Anyways, they're fascinating in the own way, even if you're not a train nerd.

 
At 3/10/2019 01:26:00 AM, Blogger Babbo B. said...

There's apparently some debate whether Neil actually voices Clyde - the more I listen, it seems pretty likely.

 
At 3/10/2019 06:20:00 AM, Blogger Unknown said...

Very cool ! I grew up walking and playing on the Raritan Valley tracks that ran thru Roselle Park NEw Jersy and saw those Jersey Central engines all the time . My first girlfriends father was an engineer for them too . Brings back memories of when they were all repainted when Conrail took them over .

 
At 3/10/2019 01:53:00 PM, Blogger Thrasher Wheat said...

@ Babbo B. - oh yes, Clyde Coil is certainly Neil's voice.

btw, just updated to include Nickelodeon video of Neil at the ranch around his train layout with his family, Pegi, Ben and Amber.

it's wonderful that we have these artifacts from the ranch, train barn and Neil's trains before being sold off to the highest bidder in 2017.

 
At 3/10/2019 01:58:00 PM, Blogger Thrasher Wheat said...

From comment on "Neil Young Auctioning His Model Train Collection" and Linda Ellerbee's Nickelodeon video: http://neilyoungnews.thrasherswheat.org/2017/11/neil-young-auctioning-his-model-train.html#c7610511643820576999

At 11/11/2017 04:27:00 PM, Blogger TopangaDaze said...

This video gets me every time on multiple levels. It's the definition of HUMANITY, whether you're a rock star, the wife of one, a daughter or someone a little different, we all have things to share and enjoy, and we all have problems, some that are hidden and others that are on display..

For some reason this video always leads me to "Already One":

"What can I do, what can I say?
Running down
this suspicious highway
I can't forget
how love let me down
And when we meet
it still gets in my way.

But we're already one
Already one
Now only time can come between us
'Cause we're already one
Our little son won't let us forget.
Your laughing eyes,
your crazy smile
Every time I look in his face
I can't believe
how love lasts a while
And looks like
"forever" in the first place.

But we're already one
Already one
Now only time can come between us
'Cause we're already one
Our little son won't let us forget.

In my new life I'm travelin' light
Eyes wide open for the next move
I can't go wrong 'til I get right
But I'm not fallin' back in the same groove.

But we're already one
Already one
Now only time can come between us
'Cause we're already one
Our little son won't let us forget"

This song struck me deeply when I first heard it in '78 and it has only grown over time for me in significance and emotional impact. Beautiful, sad, optimistic, vulnerable, wistful, determined, HONEST and HUMAN. At least to me, and in many ways this song has always best represented what Neil's life and music has always been about, through the highs and lows, the public and the private person and persona. The simple joys of love and family, and the temporary and permanent scars they can leave us with, but still we must move forward looking for that next move...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-K_joC3TkBs

"Take my advice
don't listen to me"

 
At 3/14/2019 05:49:00 PM, Blogger Nate said...

Viscous: having a thick, sticky consistency between solid and liquid; having a high viscosity.
"viscous lava"
synonyms: sticky, gummy, glue-like, gluey, adhesive, tacky, adhering, adherent, sticking, clinging, treacly, syrupy;
"pools of viscous liquid had started to spread across the floor"


Vicious: deliberately cruel or violent.
"a vicious assault"
synonyms: brutal, ferocious, savage, violent, dangerous, ruthless, remorseless, merciless,

 
At 3/15/2019 10:26:00 AM, Blogger Thrasher Wheat said...

@ Nate - thank you for the correction. corrected. f'd by spell checker once again.

and just another example of why A.I. is just automated idiocy and that the human highway will always prevail...

 

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