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    Building the Pinacle Creek Mining & Timber Co. RR

    Thread Starter: HOexplorer

    This is my opening thread on the PCM&T. It is a small mining layout in SE Alaska up one of the fjords. It is October 1931. Shown is the woodworking being done over my old N scale layout. This layout will have three levels. The highest level will be reached by a switchback. There will be two...

    Last Post By: Edsland Yesterday, 06:11 PM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXV

    Thread Starter: bnsf971

    This is the new place. Don't forget to wipe your feet, and shut the door to keep the A/C in.

    Last Post By: tootnkumin Today, 03:43 AM Go to last post

    New Layout for LASM

    Thread Starter: logandsawman

    My first question is, do the delayed uncouplers work, like the magnet that goes under the track, manufactured by Kadee, Bachmann, ? ; and has anyone tried the hump in the classification yard? So the uncoupled cars roll into the classification area? KJC has posted a folded dogbone design that...

    Last Post By: logandsawman 06-27-2017, 09:28 AM Go to last post

    Hawks NEW "MHO Junction" layout

    Thread Starter: Hawkesburytrain

    Hey everyone, October is just around the corner and I should be starting with my new layout soon. I'm still finishing my basement, still about 1-2 weeks of work. For now, here's an almost final design. Since I'm not very electrically knowledge, I need help. I have a NCE Pro 5 system...

    Last Post By: montanan 06-27-2017, 09:35 AM Go to last post

    Steve's SOCAL BNSF layout

    Thread Starter: steveparkinson

    Hello all, I am new to this forum and glad to be a part of it. I am looking forward to learning from others and picking up great tools/tips to incorporate into my layout as it takes shape. This is technically my first layout, I started this layout several years ago as a project for my son and I...

    Last Post By: steveparkinson 06-25-2017, 08:23 PM Go to last post

    The No Name R.R.

    Thread Starter: OleSmokey

    I am starting this thread for the new layout i am starting next year. Have a rough plan that i can show but this is first draft. Also looking at late 30's or early 40's. Using 1st generation diesels. The list is as follows. EMD SW1, EMD NW2, Baldwin VO-1000, Alco S-2, and Alco RS1. Shots of the...

    Last Post By: santafewillie 06-26-2017, 05:35 AM Go to last post
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    Bill Lewis

    Thanks for advice

    Thanks for the advice. I have some leftover wall paint in a light brown color I will be using. Plan has changed from 4 x 8 to long shelf !

    Bill Lewis Today, 05:02 AM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXV

    Oh yeah. I MUST be getting old. Used to think, at least the eyes and brain were still functioning.

    tootnkumin Today, 03:43 AM Go to last post
    D&J RailRoad

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXV

    No Toot. I was referring to the page shot there with the woman in the foreground stooping down.

    D&J RailRoad Today, 02:33 AM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXV

    If you were referring to the amount of shrubbery along the tracks, blocking the view of such things as that strangely hued river, yeah a bit of clearing

    tootnkumin Today, 01:40 AM Go to last post

    Sawing off a problem

    Looks like a good solution!

    otiscnj Yesterday, 11:02 PM Go to last post

    Layout "progress".

    Have you considered using curved switches? They allow you to lengthen passing tracks, etc without much additional room required. Thought of that when

    otiscnj Yesterday, 10:59 PM Go to last post

    Help a dbl-deck layout in its own Hand-House shed

    One of my criteria is always, do I have the skill to build what I've actually designed? If not, then time for a rethinking of things. The people who

    otiscnj Yesterday, 10:51 PM Go to last post

    Back after many years, first question.

    I always paint my locations with one shade of brown or another, as if the ground cover gets removed, that's what color the dirt is. For an n-scale layout

    otiscnj Yesterday, 10:41 PM Go to last post

    Planning My Layout

    Hi, and welcome to the forums. Have you looked on google, or bing, for any potential trackplans? Around the walls is always an option, but there are

    otiscnj Yesterday, 10:37 PM Go to last post

    GRADE question

    Madison Hill in Indiana was a steep grade. As I recall, it was a branch of the PRR, and used special SD9s that had weight added for traction and braking

    otiscnj Yesterday, 10:31 PM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXV

    I am still accepting donations...

    bnsf971 Yesterday, 07:39 PM Go to last post

    Painting wheelsets - what color do you use?


    First off -- thank you for all of the replies! It seems like there is no "standard color" to paint wheelsets, as

    tomstockton Yesterday, 07:06 PM Go to last post
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