Tony Koester’s recent book on Allen McClelland’s Virginian & Ohio was an incredible tribute to a man who’s work made the hobby I’ve known my whole life. It also inspired me to do a little “What would Allen do?” work to bring little bits of the V&O to my own world.
I was getting ready to build the building for Wolf Home Products at my Windsor St crossing and realized that I had made a big mistake. So I fixed it.
Atlas’s code 55 track line is great, except when it isn’t. The various internal wiring in the switches that transmits power to the closure rails sometimes fails, leaving ugly unpowered sections right where you don’t want them. A line of conductive paint solves this problem quickly and easily.
A few years ago my friend Dave turned me onto some lights on Amazon that were just what the doctor ordered for various household and modeling lighting needs. They’re cheap, light, and flexible when it comes to mounting.
This is information for and from my presentation about TrainCrew at the 2022 MARPM Event.
I loved this photo I took on Brian’s Niles Tower layout so much that I had to do something with it.
The return of the Altoona N Scale weekend was a great success and the best one yet.
Dr Dre’s “Forgot About Dre” kept running through my head when I stepped back and looked at the 4 square feet of scenery I’ve somewhat completed on the New NCR.
Well shit. I keep thinking about my layout as “the project I just started”, and then I realized that this post introducing it was over a year and a half ago. Yikes! Here’s the latest on my new NCR.
Empowered by my recent progress on the one end loop I bit the bullet and started on the next one. It was even more complicated to build, but I can happily report that it is now up and running! At the same time I also purchased a large format printer for future backdrop prints, which […]