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  • June 15, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 5,901 views - 3 comments - 4 likes
    by Paul Templar Photos by the author Having just made it over the trestle on its way down to the sawmill, the 0-6-0 switcher heads for Frustration Gap. Well, I gave my On30 Cooncreek & Tumbleweed Springs (March/April 2005) a brea...
  • June 9, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,305 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Ron Natale & Gary Walton Photos by Gary Walton MT Penn Tower on the SV Main. A Reading Geep, with hack in tow, deadheads back to Carbon County & Northern Junction (CC&N) This is a Reading reroute move on the SV through Mount Penn, P...
  • May 16, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,751 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    By Bob Beaty, MMR and Larry Smith, MMR Photos by Frank Smith Western edge of Locust Grove leading into the industrial district. The gas station is a modified City Classics kit with one bay removed. As with all of the structures on the layout, it h...
  • May 11, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,059 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Ron Bareham Photos by the author The double-track mainline of the former New York Central passes over a former Pennsylvania branchline. A westbound freight led by a GP40 and GP38 is headed for the CB&Q in Chicago. A rebuilt former New Haven...
  • May 3, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,044 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    TRAINS - THE ULTIMATE HOBBY. THIS IS A VOYAGE INTO EXPANDING A RAILROAD. ITS ONGOING MISSION - TO EXPLORE STRANGE NEW ALCOVES, TOP SEEK OUT NEW PLACES AND NEW AREAS TO MODEL - TO BOLDLY GO WHERE NO TRAIN HAS GONE BEFORE. by Paul Templ...
  • April 28, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,792 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Terry Carver Photos & track plan by Larry Wright The mechanics at Dewey's Auto Repair appear to have plenty of work on their hands. This scene is an example of the level of detail on the SR&T. Being a member of a large mod...
  • April 5, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,706 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Art Fahie Photos by the author Bob was careful not to over-weather the layout. The layout is built with the present-day attitude of the 1950s era, not a reflection of what once was. Oldtowne is up north toward the middle of Main...
  • April 4, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,769 views - 6 comments - 2 likes
    by Bill Hughes Photos by Tim Sommers For the past few years, I had been dreaming about modeling a Midwestern urban scene. This may seem rather odd, coming from a modeler who lives at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains in Utah. Not so od...
  • March 25, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,072 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    The Colorado Midland Railway is one of the oldest if not the oldest two-rail O scale layouts in the United States. While we're waiting to load our railfan train headed up by an A-B-B-A lashup of four bright Armour Yellow Union Pacific E8...
  • March 23, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,473 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Paul Brennecke Photos by Bruce Nail The Grand Road was born following my 975th football viewing during the 1979 season. A hobby seemed to be a realistic solution to way too much television. In the early 1950s I had had a Lionel 027 ...