Dog days of summer…

Not much to report with the layout at the moment, what with work obligations, medical issues, ninety plus degree temperatures, … More

Under stormy skies….

That’s the title actually of the photo accompanying this post. Sometimes railfanning is curtailed when stormy skies brew up. Railroading … More


That’s about what it takes some days on the Hitop Secondary when two turns meet. I’ll explain in more detail … More

The Nitro turn….

As promised, recently we followed the Nitro turn up from Nitro to Spring Street yard, where it picked up cars … More

Coming to the Hitop….

Coming this year or early next depending on release date will be Woodland Scenic’s utility pole line with pre-strung wire. … More

Random photos….

Today I thought I’d post some random shots taken around the valley and around Hitop. There wasn’t any coal traffic … More


A little bit late due to medical issues in the family, but here is the latest update. Today we’re covering … More