Category Archives: Comentary

What shape? or “And then there were 9”

What should the setup be for the NMRA show in October?  My de-facto is point to train-length turn-table.  But that would that be acceptable for 2 full days of running for the public?  Would the crew get tired of turning … Continue reading

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Friends, and a goal!

This past October I attended the NMRA division show and meet up with two other in-active Eastern Loggers (see my blog post: http://sn2modeler.com/2012/11/05/eastern-loggers-a-great-experience-for-me/ or Great Model Railroads 1997).  While walking around the show, I challenged them…”Let’s show something next year!” … Continue reading

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Midwest Narrow Gauge Show – An Energy Boost!

OK….so why does a modern standard gauge railroad appear on a blog about modeling a narrow gauge railroad of 1912?….Because it is all about ME! I’ll admit, 3-4 weeks ago I was dreading the Midwest NG Show…. I had just … Continue reading

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Do I get the “75 Year Collection of Model Railroader”?

Recently, Kalmbach Publishing has released a DVD call “75 Year Collection of Model Railroader”. It contains the first 75 years of MR on DVD. On several yahoo groups lists, it has received positive reviews. Owners are happy to read every page … Continue reading

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