Converting the engine terminal from its original use when it was Hagerstown to its current use as Windsor St is one of the bigger scenicing jobs on the layout. This weekend, I made a big step forward on it.
I’ve been making some progress on the Windsor St Yard layout. Nothing incredible, but necessary nonetheless.
Woodland Scenics has, for years, been the default ballast choice of model railroaders. I’m not happy with it though, so I went looking for something better. I found it in sanded grout.
While I’ve been dealing with insurance companies and prepping my basement for its new resident (a big fun piece of Lee’s former WM), I’ve been somewhat stagnant modeling wise.
These tips were originally posted as advice in a thread over on my favorite railroad forum: The Railwire. I didn’t want to lose them, so I’m reposting them here.
One of my goals with the NCR shelf layout I’m working on is to try and compress as few items as possible. This includes the actual railroad right of way. Many model railroads tend to completely ignore the mechanics of prototype rights of way (drainage, spacing, sub-roadbed standards, etc…), and I didn’t want to be […]