On the way for delivery Monday is the smart booster from NCE, which as previously noted will allow me to operate with the five throttles I planned and the equal number of […]
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!
Today we were out about mid-day headed for the yard office at Dickinson yard to get the lowdown on any trains out and about. While we were talking to the yardmaster, he […]
Here are several new photos showing work on the expansion as it stands currently:
Here’s a short update on recent work on the layout expansion. Thanks to a good friend from our local club, the circuit protection for the layout from NCE was installed. The circuit […]
I’ve recently been asked by a follower some questions concerning two code 100 switches used on the layout with transition rail joiners. These switches are both curved switches I had to use […]
Here is a collection of scenes from the Hitop branch put together on video. Hope you enjoy! This video is four minutes + in length….
Getting closer to what you may ask? The answer is getting closer to staging a first official operating session with friends. As I slowly inch closer, I put together a to do […]
Due to some warm weather this past week I was able to get a few things done on the expansion. One big item was finally getting two-thirds of Holsum Baking built on […]
From our home to yours this holiday season, have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
This week was a short visit to Dickinson yard just before sunset. We were able to catch several geeps switching the yard, with one making up the valley turn to service some […]