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    bnsf971

    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
    Hawkesburytrain

    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
    steveparkinson

    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
    tomstockton

    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
    beiland

    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
    beiland

    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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    dalebaker

    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
    CSX_road_slug

    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
    Trigster

    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
    Selector

    No movement

    Most likely it needs maintenance...as 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
    KB02

    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
    oplholik

    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.
    https://woodlandscenics.woodlandscen.../TT4580/page/1

    oplholik Today, 03:50 PM Go to last post
    WJLI26

    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
    WJLI26

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXXII

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

    WJLI26 Today, 03:34 PM Go to last post
    NP2626

    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

    Spreadsheets

    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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