Re: [R] Sunset in Dortmund

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.tu-dortmund.de>
Date: Thu, 03 Jul 2008 18:50:40 +0200

Nice to see many people are already that enthusiastic to visit Dortmund and useR! 2008 in August.
Unfortunately, I have all my Dortmund sunset pictures stored in my machine at home, hence no way to share. ;-)

Best wishes,
Uwe

Marc Schwartz wrote:
> on 07/03/2008 09:21 AM John Kane wrote:

>>
>>
>> --- On Wed, 7/2/08, Marc Schwartz <marc_schwartz_at_comcast.net> wrote:
>>
>>> From: Marc Schwartz <marc_schwartz_at_comcast.net>
>>> Subject: Re: [R] Sunset in Dortmund
>>> To: johannes_at_huesing.name
>>> Cc: r-help_at_r-project.org
>>> Received: Wednesday, July 2, 2008, 3:58 PM
>>> on 07/02/2008 02:37 PM Johannes Huesing wrote:
>>>> Marc Schwartz <marc_schwartz_at_comcast.net> [Wed,
>>> Jul 02, 2008 at 06:22:40PM CEST]:
>>>>> For those attending useR! 2008 next month,
>>> something to look forward to:
>>>>>  
>>> http://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php/show.php?content=84455
>>>> THIS is a sunset over Dortmund:
>>>>
>>>> http://www.23hq.com/mBusolt/photo/2230816
>>>>
>>>> Deep in the west, where dust settles on the sun. Oh,
>>> that's the neighbours.
>>>
>>> LOL!  I think that is what it will look like from my hotel
>>> room, which is near the Dortmund Hbf along Königswall.
>>>
>>> :-)
>>>
>>> Marc
>>
>> Lots of train fans would pay extra for a hotel with such a view

>
> At the peril of taking this thread further astray, I agree, having been
> one in my youth growing up in and around New York City in the 60's and
> 70's. My cousin had an extensive Lionel O gauge model set in his attic
> and I always aspired to having my own, though it never happened due to
> the lack of room.
>
> I used to frequently travel into Manhattan via subway (lived in Queens
> at the time) and would spend hours at a model train hobby store in the
> mid-40's. Great place where you walked in downstairs below street level
> to find a wonderful collection of model trains and related items. I
> think I found it:
>
> http://www.theredcaboose.com/
>
> I fell in love with the Märklin brand German model trains
> (http://www.marklin.com/) and designed my "never to be" layout upon them.
>
> Just found an article from 2003 that references it:
>
> http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9F06E7D81331F936A25752C0A9659C8B63
>
>
>
> OK...enough reminiscing...back to work... :-)
>
> Regards,
>
> Marc
>
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