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Dream Layout V2 Concept – More work on grades

I continue to play with my dream Sn2 SR&RL plan as I want to locate Bigelow is a location where I could start building the layout.  By shifting Bigelow under the South end of Strong and moving Carrabasset to the … Continue reading

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Playing with Grades

I’m still considering the two deck + mushroom dream plan concept as proposed a few years ago.  One consideration is the distance between decks.  Superimposing the lowest level grades under the upper level grades I can see the clearances. This … Continue reading

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2018 Midwest Narrow Gauge Show

This past weekend, I displayed my Sn2 Free-mo modules at the Midwest Narrow Gauge Show.  Had a great time interacting with other Sn2 modelers and many more. Chris McChesney posted the following on the Sn2Trains.io group along with two photos. Hey guys, Good … Continue reading

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Always inspiring – Rensselaer Model Railroad Society

In my youth and college days I was always inspired when I saw an article by one of the Rensselaer Model Railroad Club.  No, they do not model the SR&RL, Maine 2-Foot, not even narrow gauge.  But they were a … Continue reading

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Eastern Loggers Videos

A fellow by the name of Joe Ross posted two youtube videos about the Eastern Loggers, the club I used to be active in.  For many years now, the layout has been complete, but a few guys maintain in the … Continue reading

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S-scale boxcars for Farmington: What MEC Numbers

PLW has announced S-scale double sheathed box cars (O-scale too).  The MEC and NYC versions will have printed sides.  Gary indicates he will produce them with any car number you request.  So what numbers to get? Honestly, I have no … Continue reading

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Woodlark Central

In an earlier post this week, I stated I was jumping in with 2-feet!  That’s true for my model railroad, but I have another project.  The backyard 4.75″ Woodlark Central.  It is a backyard railroad that I’m building with my … Continue reading

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