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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: HOexplorer 08-16-2017, 08:20 PM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXVII

    Thread Starter: bnsf971

    This is the new place. Mind the fresh paint, and check your cups for sawdust.

    Last Post By: kbkchooch Today, 02:14 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: otiscnj Today, 03:35 AM Go to last post

    Help Me Plan My Layout

    Thread Starter: gjohnston

    Hi All, I am new to the hobby. I bought a second hand layout last December, the Atlas plan of the Great Eastern Trunk Railway. I got hooked and decided to build a real Rail Road in the basement. It is currently unfinished but not for long. The drywall and other materials were purchased...

    Last Post By: beiland Today, 03:36 AM Go to last post
    bobby pitts

    LINDE cryo car painted and decaled

    Thread Starter: bobby pitts Well, I've finished the car. If clothes make the man, decals make the tank car. Regards, Bobby

    Last Post By: Greg@mnrr 08-14-2017, 11:11 AM Go to last post

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

    Thread Starter: beiland

    Objective: I want to build a double-deck, around-the-wall, peninsula style layout in a 12x16 shed I have prepared for the job. I have picked out two plans that I found among many that I had saved over the years from magazines, particularly Model Railroader *. A combination and modification of...

    Last Post By: beiland 08-15-2017, 09:21 AM Go to last post
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    Amish International Speedway, Perryville, MD.

    Been making some modifications of late, to add space to the Middletown freight yard. Looking to add the Menards power plant in that area, and now have

    otiscnj Today, 03:42 AM Go to last post

    Want to buy first N scale set. Recommendations?

    I thought all of Kato's products are made in Japan, even the ones for the US market. Kato makes great stuff. I have their CZ, El Capitan, and Broadway

    otiscnj Today, 03:39 AM Go to last post

    Help Me Plan My Layout

    There is another compliment I must pay you. You have NOT overbuilt the your bench work. When I have looked at many layouts in the past I see then built

    beiland Today, 03:36 AM Go to last post

    Steve's SOCAL BNSF layout


    I have a special request. When you get a chance, I'd like to request that you make a video featuring the trains snaking thru the

    otiscnj Today, 03:35 AM Go to last post

    Help Me Plan My Layout

    Sorry to ask the question a second time, but to me it appears there are sections where the track is laid onto a 'blue' subroadbed. with cork roadbed

    beiland Today, 03:30 AM Go to last post

    Construction of the Philly & Scranton

    Mid Summer update:

    As the wife has been sick since Memorial Day, I haven't really spent much time working on the railroad, however I did

    otiscnj Today, 03:17 AM Go to last post

    Help Me Plan My Layout

    Anything new?

    otiscnj Today, 03:11 AM Go to last post

    Radius SweepSticks

    Get a yardstick and drill some holes in it, but start place the hole for the center at 1", and go from there.

    otiscnj Today, 03:02 AM Go to last post

    Motive power on the Milwaukee Road Coast Division 18th Subdivision

    Depends, partly I think on the period you're modeling. If I'm not mistaken, at one point, at least Chehalis was on the electrified mainline. As such,

    otiscnj Today, 02:59 AM Go to last post

    Waukesha Soo Line Depot

    I used to visit Waukeshua in the 80's, but never got a picture of it. Looks about the same, glad to say. I remember it being a nice stone station, which

    otiscnj Today, 02:56 AM Go to last post

    Train Time!

    What kind of consist does Amtrak run thru hear, and where does it connect with other Amtrak service?

    otiscnj Today, 02:53 AM Go to last post

    Where can I find a RR organizational chart showing who reports to who?

    Additionally, if you were an engineer or fireman, you usually had to pass a 'rules test,' periodically, to prove your familiarity with signal indications,

    otiscnj Today, 02:37 AM Go to last post
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