There are some plans in the works for this coming year. One, is expansion at some point in the new year. I’m thinking of expanding the layout off the left front corner. To do this, I’m looking at the KamKonnect modular system, and using either a 12-18″ wide by 48″ long section. Of course all … Continue reading
From the Hitop branch family to all, have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Ahhh, winter. A season young children like, along with skiers, snowboarders, and snowmobiles. However, for adults in occupations which take them outside, it’s not so great of a season. Mother nature can be brutal in winter, what with severe cold, blizzards, constant snow, ice, freezing rain, or a combination of all of the above. This … Continue reading
As of today, this website has just over 50,000 hits (views). I’m very humbled at the interest shown in my website and layout, and for this, a big thank you! As I posted elsewhere before, if I could encourage someone to start or finish their layout, if I can help someone with modeling, scenery, or … Continue reading
New rolling stock has been brought back home from a recent vacation trip back to Ohio. Most have been weathered, the unweathered cars will eventually be finished. Here are my favorites, the others have been added to the model gallery.
Today, a friend and I were out to catch some action on the Hitop branch. We were informed the Morris Fork turn was out on the branch proper, so we headed up the back roads to catch him. As the train slowly twists, turns, and climbs, we were able to easily get ahead of the … Continue reading