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 Yesterday, 05:51 PM
I started this thread in the Introduction section, but decided it really should be over here. I hope you can follow along as I start this major project from a blank basement setting to a fully sceniced model railroad with a southwestern look and UP/BNSF motive power. This is the start of a large...Last Post By: logandsawman 12-15-2014, 10:50 AM
Hi Guys, Since working on the "other" layout, my wife decided that our layout needed "updating". Great idea thought I until I realized that my idea of an update and hers was completely different. My idea of an update is to add to the existing layout, replace older gear etc. Her idea requires a...Last Post By: wombat457 Yesterday, 03:48 AM
Hello dear friends, I want to introduce my freeware layout design program, called SCARM, which you can download and test from http://www.scarm.info/index_en.html. It has lightweight and intuitive user interface, 3D view, more than 25 track-system libraries and many other cool functions and...Last Post By: Mixy Yesterday, 07:35 AM
Great thread Jim!
One of the first things I did in this hobby was to buy and restore some of the Tyco and Life-Like things I had in the 70s.
Welcome to the forums Chris, glad to have you onboard!
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A real train does not cycle endlessly back and forth between two endpoints, either. So if it's realism you want, you may want to reconsider your entirejdetray Today, 12:10 AM
I have the book too Dale, I think Chris needs it.joe circus Today, 12:00 AM
I'm returning too, and enjoying every minute whether spent "building" my still tiny 4x5 foot layout portion, trying to repair my old "stuff"JimT Yesterday, 11:56 PM
Nevermind.....I read the instructions: NOTE: The E-Z TrackŪ in this set is equipped with auto-reversing circuitry and is not compatible withBachmann’scmbconcretefire Yesterday, 11:19 PM