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    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXXI

    Thread Starter: santafewillie

    Terry must have stepped away, so I'll open the new place for him. Don't spill the eggnog! Willie

    Last Post By: BigE Today, 07:53 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: migalyto 01-14-2018, 05:20 PM Go to last post

    Logan Valley

    Thread Starter: montanan

    I'll try this. The first pictures will be an overview of the layout. It's not a large layout, but as I have mentioned, I really enjoy switching, and this is what the layout was built for. The first picture is what I call Gallatin Junction (Gallatin Gateway) which is at one end of the line....

    Last Post By: montanan 01-15-2018, 09:47 AM Go to last post

    The Union Pacific Soggy Bottoms Division (HO scale)

    Thread Starter: flyboy2610

    Well, I guess I should start a build thread. Might help me stay motivated. (Copied from another thread I posted in) The Union Pacific Soggy Bottoms Division is a protolanced line of the UP. Soggy Bottoms, Ne. is located on the Nebraska-Northern Colorado border, just up the line from the...

    Last Post By: flyboy2610 01-15-2018, 04:27 PM Go to last post

    The decline in the number of model railroaders?

    Thread Starter: tomstockton

    In a different thread, but still here in the General Discussion group, there is a thread discussing the varying amount of participation on this (and other) forums. But "hidden" in that is something I've never considered, and it ties into the header of this thread: "The decline in the number of...

    Last Post By: rodney mcgiveron Yesterday, 03:48 PM Go to last post

    Why the huge fluctuation in participation here at the Model Railroad Forums?

    Thread Starter: NP2626

    I only joined here at the Model Railroad Forums in August of 2016, so am a relative newcomer. However, since I brought the internet into the home in 1996, I have participated in many different Model Railroading Forums. All of the time in 2016 and on through the spring of this year, participation...

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    You can get a lot of action and switching problems with a shelf switching layout. My entire layout was built mainly for switching with each of the four

    montanan Today, 08:10 AM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXXI

    well it warmed up to 13 but still -1 wind chill.
    High today only 28. 45 tomorrow.

    BigE Today, 07:53 AM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXXI

    Still snowing here, only harder.
    The parts manager finance manager, and I are the only ones here.

    bnsf971 Today, 07:30 AM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXXI

    Eric .... Actually, it may be global cooling caused by excessive use of wind turbines, solar panels, and electric cars.

    Karl, Willie, and

    GarryCBQ Today, 07:11 AM Go to last post

    I just now joined

    Oh, not at all, thanks! I wasn't aware of the San Pedro club—sounds interesting—especially since it's N-scale! Thanks for the head's-up! I

    Chevron_GATX Today, 06:50 AM Go to last post

    Timonium Train Show, anyone going?

    I plan on going. However, I live an hour north of Timonium. I've found it's pretty good for everything I do except wood supplies, and even that has improved

    Railrunner130 Today, 06:47 AM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXXI

    mighty cold at 12 with wind chill at -1 and snow alll over

    BigE Today, 06:42 AM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXXI

    Willie - your North Texas warmup will migrate up here and melt our snow later this week. We're looking forward to 50s and 60s over the weekend. Unfortunately

    Raincoat2 Today, 06:38 AM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXXI

    Good Morning All. 9 and partly cloudy to start the day. I'm ready for this cold weather to go away which the forecast indicates will happen. Looks like

    santafewillie Today, 06:31 AM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXXI

    Garry - nice photo from your layout. As always, gives me ideas for my own layout.

    Justin - my 2 cents - - your layout is looking nice, taking

    Raincoat2 Today, 06:30 AM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXXI

    Been there, done that. Back eons ago, a derailment sent a brand new 8-40C to the floor on its maiden run
    I did fix it, and reconfigured the layout

    kbkchooch Today, 06:17 AM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXXI

    Good morning everyone. -7 at the house, and -2 here in town. Looks like a 5 or 6-cup day - COFFEEEEE!!!!!!

    Here's our place after this weekend's

    Raincoat2 Today, 06:09 AM Go to last post
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