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  • April 28, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,742 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 18, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,476 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by V.S. Roseman Photos by the author It might be called the YMCA, the crew quarters or even the railroad reading room, but buildings like this one would provide a clean safe place for railroad crews laying over in town to sleep. These buildings we...
  • April 8, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 5,699 views - 2 comments - 0 likes
    by V.S. Roseman As mentioned in the introduction last month, Railway Express used 90-day license trucks to supplement their fleet during busy times of the year. This resulted in some very old, but still serviceable, trucks being used lo...
  • April 6, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 4,026 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Doug Geiger, MMR Photos by the author >The old part of North Star Tent & Awning is an unmodified Design Preservation Models (DPM) Cuttings Scissor Company. The modern office extension is made from pieces of the City Classics Carnegie Str...
  • Invalid date - posted by Frank Joyce - 2,541 views - 4 comments - 2 likes
    As a follow up to my TrainLife articles “Modeling Memories of The Bronx”, (Parts 1 & 2), and “Layout: The Bronx in a Basement” – I have posted several films so you can see the layout in action. Here is a brief description...
  • Invalid date - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,787 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Bayshore Yard on the Chatham Subdivision of the Canadian Pacific Railway is a busy place for both freight and passenger traffic on Pierre Lanctot's HO scale layout set in the 1960s. The large multi-level railway station dominates the yard and the to...
  • Invalid date - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,098 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    At Nobscot, MA, the NER hot shot stack train crosses Bishops Bridge, while Nashoba Paving Company continues its repaving project below by Bruce R. Erickson MANA-1 CALLING NER DISPATCHER AT BOLTON." "Go AHEAD MANA-1." I've made my ai...
  • Invalid date - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,896 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Cedar Springs is home to a variety of industries; the real Anthony Lumber Yard makes its home in Harvey's home town. Here, an Atlas NYC RS3 gets "clear rail" for entering the main. Gary Robinson hand painted the backdrop.   by ...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,785 views - 2 comments - 1 like
    If some is good, more is better.  New announcements, paint schemes and reasons to drool coming soon. All-new paint schemes of these popular ExactRail cars willbe coming March 2011: HO Scale, Gunderson 7466 Wood Chip Gondola HO Scale, PC&F...
  • Invalid date - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,332 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    CP Rail 5040-2 No. 5726 waits at KW Tower for clearance before 1 B&O E8 No. 92 pulls up in front of the entering Kinneman Yard. BY LARRY PUCKETT I can't think of a better use for an abandoned railroad station or freighthouse than to...