I’m not building my New NCR Layout to host a ton of people. Instead I’m building it for smaller “experiences”. I just got my chance to host my first one, and I am pretty happy with how it went.
Back in December of 2021 I took a day to go get some good reference photos for NCR area winter scenery. These are the albums arranged by location.
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.
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 […]
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.