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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: 2Tracks Yesterday, 06:46 PM 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 Yesterday, 09:15 AM 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: montanan Today, 10:10 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 08-19-2017, 07:43 PM 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 08-21-2017, 02:46 PM Go to last post

    Building a Helix with PVC Pipe

    Thread Starter: beiland

    I have seen a few discussions of utilizing PVC pipe for sub-roadbed, and this particular one is one of the better ones,... photos at that site Then he made a few modifications.... So now I'm wondering if portions of this idea are a...

    Last Post By: beiland Today, 07:48 AM Go to last post
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    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXVII

    Joe - Non of the other club members seem to be concerned at all, with the one exception. Guess that's what you have to put up with at a club. They have

    montanan Today, 10:10 AM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXVII

    Willie: Nice scenery. Question, what is your purpose for the canopy behind and to the inside of the elevator along the back drop? Is it for unloading,

    WJLI26 Today, 09:49 AM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXVII

    Since I'm out of turf I decided to paint some figurines. None of my layouts in the past ever had people on them. Just ghost railroads that run themselves

    BigE Today, 09:48 AM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXVII

    Sherrel, I've run #98 before, it's currently at the railroad museum near you.

    bnsf971 Today, 09:48 AM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXVII

    Greg - I did not want to get into a situation with the other members, one in particular. He was claiming that when I was in the same block (?) that my

    montanan Today, 09:41 AM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXVII

    Sherrel - Great picture. Those FP45's and F45's were really impressive to see in person. They ran them between Ft Worth and Gainesville (and probably

    santafewillie Today, 09:39 AM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXVII

    Chet: Drawing less than a quarter of an amp is not going to harm any quality transformer. I run DCC and have Ramp Meter to measure DCC amps and voltage.

    Greg@mnrr Today, 09:23 AM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXVII

    Reading it there will be a truly leg-numbing experience...
    Especially if I add in the other three books that camewith it.
    The current plan

    bnsf971 Today, 09:16 AM Go to last post

    Michigan Ore Hauling Question...

    I email the Minnesota Mining Association and they provided the following information regarding iron ore transportation.

    You are correct that

    Greg@mnrr Today, 09:08 AM Go to last post
    new guy

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXVII

    EXCELLENT! Awesome! Thank you, now, who makes those in HO? Walthers?

    new guy Today, 08:58 AM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXVII

    Congrats Terry!
    Might I reccommed placing this book in the bathroom, where you highest probability of it being read is.

    kbkchooch Today, 08:43 AM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXVII

    WILLIE -- That's just really nice looking. What a difference! I can see the smiles on the faces of the livestock that they finally have some juicy "ground

    Sirfoldalot Today, 08:37 AM Go to last post
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