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3rd Sn2 SR&RL Layout – Tour

My 3rd SR&RL was more grand than the first and the second or first.  It reused the Strong, Philips and connecting trackage from the my first SR&RL.  Phillips was now an operating location trains passed through on their ways to … Continue reading

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2nd Sn2 SR&RL Layout – Tour

The second SR&RL Layout was short lived.  The first layout came down when I got married and moved in with my wife.  The second layout was started after we purchased our first home together.  This layout was only up long … Continue reading

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Wiscassettesq – A dynamic Sn2 Free-mo design

This week there has been a renewed interest in Sn2 Free-mo on the Sn2_Trains groups.io list.  So I thought it would be timely to share an Sn2 Free-mo design I did back in 2014. Back Story The Sn2 Crew displayed … Continue reading

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Planning Carrabasset

This is a continuous post about planning Carrabasset.  As of Jan 2020 I’m not where near ready to model Carrabasset, so I’m just collecting me information here. References  Bob Hayden – The Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Carrabasset Depot – … Continue reading

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Future NNG Conventions

The 2019 National Narrow Gauge convention is this week in Sacramento.  I wish I were going, I have friends there, I enjoyed Sacramento in 2011 for NMRA convention, and I’d like to see Ron King’s On2 SR&RL layout.  But given … Continue reading

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No NASG 2019 convention display

Sadly I had to cancel my display at this year’s NASG convention.  I fell off a bike and separated my shoulder.  Had surgery yesterday.  There is just now way to pack up the layout and get it there with just … Continue reading

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Headed to 2019 NASG Convention…A plan

The Sn2 SR&RL modules got accepted to display at the 2019 NASG convention.  Working with the display room coordinator they accepted a “L” or “J” style layout configuration for the modules.  All of the modules are included in the setup … Continue reading

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Solo Sn2 Free-mo Setups

I’m hoping to display some of my Sn2 Free-mo modules at the 2019 NASG convention.  It would be nice to use the same “U” shape I’ve used at the Midwest Show, but that may not workout.  So I’m putting together … Continue reading

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Sn2 at the 2019 Midwest Show

The 2019 Midwest Show was another enjoyable event.  I enjoyed my time with my two foot modeling friends, local train buddies, mini-bunch friends and sharing the layout with the public.  Thanks to Gary Kohler, PLW and the Mini-Bunch for hosting the event! … Continue reading

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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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