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  • December 5, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,044 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 2, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,179 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 - 3,137 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 - 2,238 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 - 2,516 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 - 2,303 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...
  • October 27, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,516 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...
  • October 12, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,496 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by Jim Rollwage Photos by the author The LaSalle local arrives at Henderson to begin switching industries. This is somewhat of a hot spot with the local having to clear the main for other through trains. The foundation is from an old abandoned grist...
  • October 12, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,553 views - 2 comments - 0 likes
    by John Parker Photos by Doug Geiger, MMR As BNSF continues to haul record amounts of coal from the Powder River Basin, the Fall River Subdivision often sees up to four coal trains a day. They say the third times the charm... and that...
  • October 11, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,258 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Richard Vye Photos by the author At the crack of dawn, a sleepy No. 4 American class locomotive is coaxed from its engine house stall toward the first step in her daily journey the turntable. Her two ten-wheeler cousins will be next. ...