Thanks to my friend Dave I finally got my backdrops mounted for the Windsor St crossing area. Again, it’s amazing what a deadline will do!
I attended the NMRA Mid-East Region convention last year and learned a really great tip for a common problem: cutting square holes for windows or doors into styrene sheets.
I decided to shoot some overview photos of all the progress I’ve been making ahead of my open house. Here’s the layout as it sat at the end of May 2018.
I recently reached a significant milestone on the Windsor St Layout: no more naked foam in York. I took a series of “walk around” photos to commemorate the occasion.
Years ago I used a set of pastels for weathering. They worked ok and many of the cars I used them on are still in the fleet, but PanPastels have looked very interesting and all of the work I’ve seen that used them looked pretty good. I decided to jump in and give them a […]
I’ve been winding down construction on the Windsor Street layout because there’s just not that much left to do. One of the finishing touches is to paint the fascia.
Progress in York is continuing. Today it took the form of the area around York tower.
I’ve been spending a lot of time working on downtown York, which believe me, EATS time. However, I took a few minutes to finish ballasting Black Bridge. Here are a pair of photos.
I was honored to be asked to be asked to present on my NCR layout at the 2017 NMRA Mid-Eastern Region Susquehannock convention. This post includes the download of the presentation and some additional materials that I included and couldn’t include in the clinic.
One of the best parts of the hobby are the friends you make through it. A recent visit to my friend John’s Maryland & Ohio layout really demonstrated the point.