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.
Thomas Kimoski’s built an operates a really great HO scale layout based on the Georgia Northeastern. The TrainCrew app was recently featured in one of his update videos. Check out his awesome layout and a great demo of how to use TrainCrew during ops.
The traveling Railwire B60b Express Car visited the NCR. Let’s see what happened…
I’m still intimidated by York itself (and its multiple square feet of structures and hardscape), but I’ve made progress nonetheless.
So, with a layout centered on “Windsor St Yard”, it only makes sense that I include the actual Windsor St crossing. Windsor St is the small road that crosses the tracks just south of the yard. I wanted to make sure to do the crossing justice, but also had to fight with the actual layout […]
Conrail had these things called “ZTS Maps” that have proven to be wonderful resources for researchers and modelers. Many Conrail fans are already familiar with them, but I wanted to put together a quick explanation of what they were, how they worked, and how to read them.
I’m continuing to play with my backdrops. Here are a few more test photos.
On Feb 25th, 2017, I had an open house to show off the layout. Here are some pics and a wrap up.
I’m doing some testing with larger photo backdrops. I’m pretty happy with the way this is turning out.