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 […]
I want to “torture test” my York construction, and it’s tough to do that without the ability to JFRTM. Or at least that’s what I tell myself. In order to do that, I need some temporary return loops on either end.
Last night I finished removing the push pins from the final yard track in my Windsor St yard. That meant it was finally time to run some trains in it.
Secondary tracks do not share the well maintained look of “out of the box” flex track. It’s relatively easy, if a bit laborious, to replicate this look.
My parents and I spent a lot of time at Strasburg Rail Road when I was a kid. So it was only natural that I’d want a model of it. It was a tall order, but my dad made it happen when I was a kid.
Guess it’s time for another update with some recent pics on the progress of the New NCR layout.
It’s December, which means it’s time to go document what the Northern Central actually looks like this time of year! This installment includes the photos I took at Parkton MD.
I really need to do this much more frequently than I have. Lots of progress has been happening and here’s a brief recap.
Progress continues around the new Windsor St Yard area, and trains actually run!