Category Archives: Free-mo

Farmington Faithful for Harry

Harry Downey just yesterday posted a Farmington design challenge to the Sn2_Trains yahoogroup.  Here is what he wrote: I’ve finally gotten the time to get back to some serious work on the layout. I left off at the track work … Continue reading

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“U” that’s the plan

As I mention in “Friends and a Goal” I’ve reunited with several in-active Eastern Loggers to work on layouts and to have a setup at the October NMRA Division Show.  For 2015, we plan to take my Sn2 Free-mo modules. … Continue reading

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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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Committed…the modules stand…

Sometimes it takes a major commitment to make progress.  The fear of letting others down  causes us to get it done! So what did I get done?  Sufficient progress on the railroad room to allow me to set up the … Continue reading

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2011 National Narrow Gauge Convention Report

I composed this post 6 weeks ago, but never got it posted….So how about a late report to refresh us all on the joys of the yearly gathering of narrow gauge enthusiasts. EXPECTATIONS This year’s convention was held in Hickory, … Continue reading

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Free-mo Clinic Handout – Presented to NMRA MCR Divsion-7 on April 10, 2011

On April 10th, I introduced NMRA MCR Division 7 to Free-mo by presenting an introduction to Free-mo clinic and hosting a post meeting open house.   The following itext is the handout provided with additional links.  The advantage of the version below, … Continue reading

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