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    HOexplorer

    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: Sirfoldalot 02-16-2018, 07:07 AM Go to last post
    bnsf971

    Running Bear's Coffee Shop LXX

    Thread Starter: bnsf971

    Okay, this is the new place. Try not to splash coffee on the walls until the paint dries... Well, try not to get coffee on the walls at all....

    Last Post By: BigE 02-15-2018, 03:30 AM Go to last post
    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: GarryCBQ Today, 03:51 PM Go to last post
    autocoach

    New HO US 1950's-60's Vehicles from Oxford Diecast for 2017

    Thread Starter: autocoach

    Yesterday Oxford announced their 2017 program including a few additional HO US cars. Not overly expensive and usually available at very well stocked hobby stores or from larger online merchants. No guarantee when new items will be available. http://www.oxforddiecast.co.uk/collections/1-87 I...

    Last Post By: montanan 02-16-2018, 12:36 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: NP2626 Today, 04:44 AM 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 Today, 10:19 AM Go to last post