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: three88bu 03-03-2015, 10:54 AM
Since getting back into railroading in 2005, I built three N scale layouts for myself. 'Dreamland' was the first on a 6 x 2ft board. 'Area 51' was next with a similar but enlarged track plan on an 8 x 2ft 6in board, both of which operated diesels. My last layout was 'Storage Depot 41, Kingman'...Last Post By: armyairforce Today, 03:59 AM
My first question is, do the delayed uncouplers work, like the magnet that goes under the track, manufactured by Kadee, Bachmann, ? ; and has anyone tried the hump in the classification yard? So the uncoupled cars roll into the classification area? KJC has posted a folded dogbone design that...Last Post By: Cjcrescent Today, 03:51 PM
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: steveparkinson Today, 02:59 PM
Hi everyone, I'm a new member who will be seeking everyone's help. The closest I got to anything "train" was walking on the rails when I was a kid. I've always been interested in having my own train model one day and that day has come. In my new house, we have a finished basement which will be...Last Post By: Bruette Today, 04:25 PM
This happened today.