A message from the admin…

All of us are going through a very uncertain and unprecedented time right now, a time I have never experienced…

And it begins….

With the crazy, unpredictable weather in Colorado, you never know what you’ll get this time of year. Sixty degrees one…

Christmas in January…..

Yes, it feels like Christmas all over again! My box from Spring Creek Model Trains arrived recently via UPS. Inside…

I thought….

I thought I was finished with my GP38-2 project. That is, until I stepped back to look at both it…

Project for the Hitop…..

I just started on this project for the layout, my Athearn Genesis series PL&E GP38-2. After masking off all the…

It’s not straight….!

Yes, that’s correct. Not everything in the real world is straight up and down, nor should it be on a…

Happy New Year…..!

From the Hitop family to all of our friends and followers, we hope this new year will be a safe,…

One short project….

One short project today, while awaiting more cars to weather. I had previously purchased this ExactRail bulkhead flat, which is…

A few changes….

A few changes starting today on the website. First, the photo gallery pages are no more. I will incorporate those…

We lost a good man….

Last Friday, December 17th, I had my usual lengthy conversation with one of my best friends. By lengthy, I mean…