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  • January 7, 2013 - posted by David Lotz - 4,218 views - 1 comment - 2 likes
    by Robert Schleicher 16x30 feet of mainline operations with MUed diesels and room-length trains set in a modern era This carbon black plant was built from scratch by Richard Docken using Evergreen sheet and strip styrene and Plastr...
  • June 5, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 3,321 views - 1 comment - 2 likes
    Running five hours late the Southbound Amtrak Silver Star arrives at Orlando, Fla., base of operations for the SBD/SCL Orlando Subdivision. At left is SCL U18B No. 378, one of 115 owned by the road, and typical power on the Sub for many years. - Photo...
  • December 5, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,495 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 - 1,679 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 - 2,573 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 - 1,613 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 - 1,796 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 - 1,828 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 - 1,147 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 - 1,883 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...