• I Get By With A Little Help From My Friends

    Posted May 16 by Rick Phipps

    As the country song goes, I get by with a little help from my frinds and in this case it is with the decisions about the layout and the response I got from my last blog. As my earlier blog stated, I had gotten burned out from working on a layout that wasn't matching what I had hoped to achieve and w...

  • A Decision Not Easily Made...

    Posted May 14 by Rick Phipps

    I have been running around in my mind for five months the question of whether to get out of the hobby or not. When I first started this hobby it was because of a friend of mind who had built an HO scale layout with his son over the years and they were constantly inviting me over to see it operate. I...

  • CPR-B&M Train Register from Wells River, VT

    Posted May 4 by Dave Poor

                   Engine  Assignments for Trains Arriving / Departing Wells River                         October 31, 1949  through Janu...

  • Haston, Vt.

    Posted November 8, 2015 by Phil Holman

    If you read my intro and personal information - you will know I have a lot of different modelling things on the go at any one time.   Why?  Because that way, if I feel that I am not progressing on one thing, I can simply move to another until the mood takes me back to the first thing. &...

  • Parts depot

    Posted January 14, 2015 by George <gem |:) Metzger

       I've been away for along time and you folks that asked me to join or become friends, l wasn't ignoring you. I apologize.  I was wondering if the fellow who started this site would be interested in starting a parts depot. A place where members could trade, buy parts that they hav...

  • My second free downloadable Calendar for 2015: Colorado Narrow

    Posted October 30, 2014 by Peter Wehrhahn

    Just like my US-Diesel calendar, here comes the one for the narrow gauge and steam buffs. I like to share my free downloadable calendar available at my modellcom-blog. Sorry, but the site is only in german, but you may use the translation function to get a little idea about what is going on there (r...

  • My new free downloadable Calendar 2015: US-Diesel in Action

    Posted October 29, 2014 by Peter Wehrhahn

    Same procedure as last year! I like to share my free downloadable calender available at my modellcom-blog. Sorry, but the site is only in german, but you may use the translation function to get a little idea about what is going on there (railroads, real and model and cardmodeling). The calendar i...

  • How did you make HO scale honeybees?

    Posted April 17, 2014 by Joseph Antosiak

    The HO layout at the Baltimore Society of Model Engineers was about 55 feet long, with a city at one end, farms and small towns in the middle, and wooded mountains at the other end. One year I added a set of four bears --one standing next to a tree with one arm raised, one standing on all fours, and...

  • N scale Lukas sawmill

    Posted April 8, 2014 by Jeffery Gale

    G'day all,This is my first kit, it's a JV Models, N scale Lukas sawmill.Opening the kit I found that I had many scale size boards, so taking my downsize  pill I took up my hammer and nails and got to work, LOL.I have found that here in Australia the worst thing in modelling logging is that we&n...

  • Spreader-bar loading

    Posted April 6, 2014 by Jeffery Gale

    This is another way to load logs, hope some find these interesting. Jeff.