Lego Police Car – Set 600

Wow… how time flies.  I remember some 40 years ago getting LEGO set 600 (1978) and, before that, LEGO set 611 (1973).  Today, on Father’s Day, my children found the Series 18 Classic Police Office, set 71021-8 (2018).  I had not idea how hard it is to find this comparative set would be to find.  I spent some time today with my family sorting through my old bricks to rebuild these two sets.

LEGO Police Cars
LEGO Police Cars

I also rebuilt a yellow police car.  I am from Calgary, but Edmonton had yellow police cars at that time, and it was an easy colour to build with my brother a fleet of cars to play with.  Old TV series like Dukes of Hazzard and BJ & the Bear were our building and playing inspiration.

LEGO Police Cars
LEGO Police Cars

Happy Father’s Day and I hope that other fathers are able to spend a little time playing (and building) with your children.

 

 

SuperTrain 2018

Another excellent year at SuperTrain. The venue was wonderful, this year Canada’s Largest Model Train Show… and a great opportunity to show off LEGO as a fun way to enjoy model trains.

SuperTrain 2018
SuperTrain 2018

SuperTrain 2018 also had excellent attendance – 11,430 tickets issued this year which is up from 10,907 issued last year in 2017.  Of the 11,430 tickets, 7012 were adults and 4418 were children.

The Calgary LEGO Train Club was also very pleased to win two awards this year:  People’s Choice and Best Fun Display!

Up!

Stephen did an amazing job with his Up! house and a ridiculous number of balloons (how many balloons does it really take to lift a house into the air?).  It is on display on the second floor of the Alberta Children’s Hospital for all to enjoy.   Thanks for sharing and encouraging / inspiring our young friends to build.

Up!
Up!
Up!
Up!