Yesterday we had a warm, sunny day here, so I was able to get some more work done on the expansion. First, I installed the rest of the chain link/barbed wire fencing […]
I have been a railfan since the age of 6, and a modeler since the age of fourteen. This is my first truly, fully (well not quite) completed model railroad. Even though I have worked in retail recently, I fell in love with trains early in life, ride them when I can, have volunteered on many steam fan trips, have belonged to several model rr clubs, and did a stint as a brakeman/conductor on a midwest regional railroad. I've recently been published in Model Railroader magazine. I hope all of you enjoy my site!
Finally a warm day again to get some work done on the expansion. First order of the day was to get some accurate mileposts on the layout. For example, the west end […]
Here is another short layout update. With the snowstorm and below zero temperatures here at this time, I’ve had to of course spend time inside at the workbench. The last two days […]
Today I was able to get a few things done and down on the layout before the approach of another winter storm. One job completed was the addition of a piece of […]
Another update on the layout today. Everything is on hand now to finish the layout, except for some picket fencing for the company houses over in Alloy. I had purchased some white […]
Here is layout update part two. Today I was able to put down on my garage floor rubber interlocking floor mats for myself and any operators to stand on. Unfortunately I was […]
As promised, here is update number one. The past two weeks have seen old man winter hit our part of the country again, so that means staying in and working on projects. […]
Stay tuned and keep watching for big updates this coming month!
So again we raced back up the highway pacing the Spring Street turn, following him to Spring Street yard, and caught him pulling in below: As the Spring Street job had already […]
Today found us out and about the length of the Secondary and not the actual Hitop Secondary for once. We started actually in Spring Street yard in Charleston. We found leased PNC […]