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    Muppet Studebaker

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    Weekend Re-Construction

    Sounds like a solid plan!
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    A new beginning inspired from my old Central Midland Layout

    Your yard looks nice, Eric! And don't worry about the tracks. In the real world, they don't stay chalk-line straight for very long! The ground does move, and it takes the tracks with it. When I build a yard, I use the TLAR (That Looks About Right) method. If the tracks aren't perfectly straight...
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    The D&J Railroad -- From Scratch

    But model trains won't kill you.
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    NMRA RP-2 Standards Gauge, Updated July 2019.

    First I've heard of it, Mark.
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    Southern Pacific Coast Line in HO

    Like I always told my kids when they were growing up: Ya gotta do the 'have-to's' before you can do the 'want-to's'.
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    Hawks NEW "MHO Junction" layout

    Nice scene, Lloyd! Merry Christmas and Happy new year to you!
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    Friends of Bill W.

    No. It's lifelong.
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    What did you get for Christmas?

    Something to "bridge" the gap between the incline and decline on my eventual layout: The included bridge ties are for code 83 and code 70 rail. My mainline is going to be code 100, so I ordered some different bridge ties for it. Rob Bennett does a great build series on YouTube using the two...
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    Christmas Give Away How Many Wheel-sets

    I'll go with 162.
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    The Union Pacific Soggy Bottoms Division (HO scale)

    I don't have to be back to work until January 6th ( :D ) so I hope to get some progress done on this layout, and maybe catch up on few other projects (double crossover comes to mind). The outside yard work is as done as it's going to get, although I do need to cut up some tree limbs and get them...
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    Why does one particular spot on my track always get dirty?

    This was my first thought as well.
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    Friends of Bill W.

    Congrats to both of you! Php 4:13 I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.