Working to re-seed the hobby

Clear-cutting forests during the 1800s and very early 1900s was an economic practice—timber men and farmers cut everything that was saleable to a sawmill. Since most trees were large, old-growth timber, nearly all was usable. The result: All the trees … More »

Reawakened to the Cold War

Reports of a Navy plane missing over the Baltic Sea flooded the news in early April 1950.  The lost aircraft, a PB4Y Privateer (“BuNo 59645,”) and veteran of WWII, was known to its crew as “Turbulent Turtle.” The Turtle was … More »