Category Archives: Locations

Locations along the SR&RL railroad

Farmington Planning – Part 1

I’m making a push to formalize the track plan sufficiently to explain it to others. Farmington became the starting point. I had worked out Farmington on the floor and now transferring those thoughts into the 2D plan. Here are the … Continue reading

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Progress – Locking in the roadbed and Spline for first turnout

At the end of February, I worked to locate the first turnout. The first one is the turnout at south end of Reeds to the Reeds Mill(s). This is south of the Reeds depot, and is the turnout before crossing … Continue reading

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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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