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    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXXII

    Thread Starter: bnsf971

    This is the new place. Try to behave, all y'all remember what happened the last time...

    Last Post By: CSX_road_slug Today, 07:46 PM 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: Hawkesburytrain Yesterday, 08:41 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: wombat457 Yesterday, 09:16 AM 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: NP2626 Today, 02:31 PM Go to last post

    Flange-ways in our Turnouts

    Thread Starter: beiland

    While researching this subject recently, of 'excessive size flangeways' in commercially available turnouts, I was finding lots of really interesting discussions scattered about the internet and multiple railroad forums. I was running out of bookmarks to try and recall all of them. That prompted me...

    Last Post By: beiland Yesterday, 06:23 PM Go to last post

    Interesting track plan, Tupper Lake & Faust Junction

    Thread Starter: beiland

    This plan appeared in the Handbook #15, Track Planning Ideas from Model Railroader, (58 track plans from past issues), multiple printings beginning in 1981. I'm interested in posting a scan of that layout plan from my issue of that magazine, so that it might be discussed here on the forum. BUT,...

    Last Post By: beiland 02-18-2018, 10:19 AM Go to last post
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    Hello from NE Oklahoma!

    Sorry Iron Horseman, afraid not. But there is a Daylight Donuts and a couple of other places down by the main entrance.

    dalebaker Today, 07:49 PM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXXII

    Good evening gents! 41*F and very humid with a slight breeze in central MD. Back to what is considered 'normal' winter weather for my region after yesterday's

    CSX_road_slug Today, 07:46 PM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXXII

    Hello All...Thought I'd stop in an give ya' a short up-date...Slowly But Surely...Most of this will have to be
    disassembled after I make my markings

    Trigster Today, 06:30 PM Go to last post

    No movement

    Most likely it needs in cleaning and lubing. The lube inside the drive tower may be more like ski wax than grease.

    Selector Today, 06:28 PM Go to last post

    Expansion to the Whistlestop RR

    Yeah! That certainly would seem the thing to do, huh? Ha, ha! We'll call that a work in progress.

    Thanks all!

    KB02 Today, 04:15 PM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXXII

    Yeah, I should. I need to think on it some more, I was thinking on trying Tidy Track track painter, looks like it would be faster, and easier.

    oplholik Today, 03:50 PM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXXII

    My Rapido Parlor Car was delivered today.

    The train now consists of an FL9, two 72 seat coaches, and a Parlor car. Runs nicely. I am hopeful

    WJLI26 Today, 03:37 PM Go to last post

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXXII

    Karl: Nice win. good looking 2-10-0

    WJLI26 Today, 03:34 PM Go to last post

    Membership in the NMRA verses the Number of Model Railroaders in the U.S.

    Last year (2017) I joined at the beginning of the year. I made contact with the president of the Thousand Lakes Region and my local South Red River Valley

    NP2626 Today, 03:27 PM Go to last post
    D&J RailRoad


    I keep my loco roster on my cell phone so I don't buy duplicate road numbers at the train shows.

    D&J RailRoad Today, 03:17 PM Go to last post
    D&J RailRoad

    Membership in the NMRA verses the Number of Model Railroaders in the U.S.

    I had joined the James River Division of the NMRA way back in the 90s. Not a whole lot of activity amongst the membership. Meetings were to announce

    D&J RailRoad Today, 03:01 PM Go to last post
    D&J RailRoad

    No movement

    Something is binding. If you can or can't spin the flywheels on the motor, that might give you a clue.

    D&J RailRoad Today, 02:48 PM Go to last post
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