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  • May 16, 2012 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 4,011 views - 1 comment - 2 likes
    by Art Fahie Photos by the author In this final look at the newer areas of the F&SM I thought it would be different for George Sellios to tell his story in his own words. Although George is well known for his modeling, articles a...
  • May 16, 2012 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,913 views - 1 comment - 0 likes
    by Art Fahie Photos by the author I am a "boomer"...and at 54 years of age I can readily recall the names and creative processes of E.L. Moore, Linn Westcott, Malcolm Furlow, Whit Towers, Earl Smallshaw, John Allen...and too many mor...
  • December 5, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,043 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Art Fahie Photos by the author Two Athearn locos lay over at Hunterspoint. Both have been re-geared with Ernst components and painted with Polly-Scale paint. The road is made of spackle, applied over foam board. YOU DON'T HAVE TO B...
  • December 1, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,178 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    How many times have you heard the following excuses? I have no space for a layout Exhibition layouts need a van for transportation But when a small layout is suggested, the people that use one of the above excuses, respond that sma...
  • November 21, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,136 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Bill Brown & Art Fahie Photos By Art Fahie The engineer of switcher #39 (made by Stewart) stops to share some early morning coffee with the crew of the yard maintenance shed. The vehicles are Mini-Metals from Classic Metal Works. ...
  • November 17, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,232 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by PAUL TEMPLAR PHOTOS BY THE AUTHOR The passenger/freight depot at Red Fox is the main tourist attraction for photographers. Well folks, this is my very last HO model railroad. I have now gone into On30. I made this decision a few mo...
  • November 16, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,512 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by Eric Lundberg Photos by the author Green Mountain Falls is located on Level 2 and features a Colorado Midland station and freight house. The structures are all authentic in this 14 deep section, including those painted on the backdrop. The Colora...
  • November 7, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,301 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Jerry Peterson Photos by Randy Lee As the Bull Moose navigates the deck bridge on its way to the Southpoint yard, a first-time observer would surely think the extreme boiler swing of the big articulated would cause an imbalance and a catastrophic...
  • November 3, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,924 views - 1 comment - 0 likes
    by Bill Stubstad Photos by Chris Lane A pair of Athearn Genesis F7s leads a local over the South Platte near Littleton, Colorado. The Canadian geese were handpainted by Bill. At the age of 13 (1947), and having never received a longed...
  • October 27, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,514 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by Michael Bama Harman Photos by Miles and Fran Hale The business of railroading falls away as the engineer crosses the trestle at the Big Chad, and the scenic splendor allows a weary crew a few fleeting moments of reflection on the beauty of the wo...