I recently put together a cheat sheet for operators at my friend’s layout, and figured the rest of the world might be able to use it too.
Lance’s work has always been very inspirational for me, first his Monon layout, which got me modeling winter, and now his “slowed down” switching stuff. I finally got a chance to visit Lance’s layouts, and can attest that they (and he) are as nice in person as they seem in print.
Mike McGrattan (frequently known as Puddington online) was a great guy. He recently lost his battle with cancer, and the Railwire forum embarked on a great project to memorialize him. A special train was created and it has traveled around the continent, visiting various members layouts, giving Mike one last great trip. It just visited my […]
I realized I should probably jot this down for anyone looking to model winter forests.
My friend Adam has a great layout based on the CSX Hanover sub in progress. I got a chance to visit the other day. Here are a few pics.
I was recently browsing eBay for some of the IHC “Homes of Yesterday and Today”, and came across some N scale buildings I didn’t recognize. Having have been in the hobby for so long, this doesn’t happen often, so my interest was piqued.
There are some important precautions that must be taken when installing DCC decoders in Micro-Trains’s SW1500s.
I know this is about 3 months late, but during the B&O Museum’s Holiday Festival of Trains, I got a chance to stretch the legs on my four EMD “pups” (end cab switchers) with a coal train.
Over the past few months, I’ve spent a bunch of time looking for good reference photos of York PA in the 80s. While I was doing that, I found a big surprise…
Some new Maryland Midland power has shown up in York. Back in 2004, I worked on a special run project with Atlas while at MB Klein: Maryland Midland’s GP38-3s. I didn’t buy a set, because I was a broke college student, but I’ve finally rectified that situation.