Category Archives: Locations

Locations along the SR&RL railroad

Phillips planning

I started putting up backdrop last week with the goal to complete the upper level backdrop around the room by the end of this weekend.   Before the backdrop can go up, I needed locate a few key elements which required … Continue reading

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Tom Sullivan’s On30 SR&RL Upper Deck – K&DR Again

A few of us have been helping Tom Sullivan refine his On30 SR&RL. He has responded by taking in the critiques and making the adjustments to make his version of the SR&RL look more and more like the photos in … Continue reading

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Farmington on the Floor

I’m not one that pursues a precise trackplan. Instead I pursue a benchwork/deck footprint and then try to confirm that most of what I want will fit. The final track locations get laid out on the finished benchwork/foam. The week … 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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Harry’s Farmington – 2,3,4…

As soon as I made the post “Farmington Faithful for Harry” he sent the following email and images to the Sn2_Trains yahoogroup: Dave,  The 13.5 feet is the lenght of the wall at the back of the section of benchwork. … Continue reading

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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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Prototype Trackplan: Sn2 K&DR (Part 6: Kingfield too)

RELATED POSTS Prototype Trackplan:  Sn2 K&DR (Part 1: Overview) Prototype Trackplan:  Sn2 K&DR (Part 2: Prototype and Modeling Information) Prototype Trackplan:  Sn2 K&DR (Part 3: Concepts) Prototype Trackplan: Sn2 K&DR (Part 4: Testing Bigelow) Prototype Trackplan: Sn2 K&DR (Part 5: … Continue reading

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Prototype Trackplan: Sn2 K&DR (Part 4: Testing Bigelow)

RELATED POSTS Prototype Trackplan:  Sn2 K&DR (Part 1: Overview) Prototype Trackplan:  Sn2 K&DR (Part 2: Prototype and Modeling Information) Prototype Trackplan:  Sn2 K&DR (Part 3: Concepts) Prototype Trackplan: Sn2 K&DR (Part 4: Testing Bigelow) Prototype Trackplan: Sn2 K&DR (Part 5: … Continue reading

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Prototype Trackplan: Sn2 K&DR (Part 2: Prototype and Modeling Information)

RELATED POSTS Prototype Trackplan:  Sn2 K&DR (Part 1: Overview) Prototype Trackplan:  Sn2 K&DR (Part 2: Prototype and Modeling Information) Prototype Trackplan:  Sn2 K&DR (Part 3: Concepts) Prototype Trackplan: Sn2 K&DR (Part 4: Testing Bigelow) Prototype Trackplan: Sn2 K&DR (Part 5: … Continue reading

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Strong Creamery history and drawings – by Wes Ewell

Strong Creamery history and drawings – by Wes Ewell Wes Ewell has a web page of the Strong Creamery on the SR&RL railrod.  The page includes vintage photos, current day photos, and drawing he made himself. http://twofootartist.com/strong-maine-creamery/

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