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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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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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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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Link to Al Churella’s layout corrected – He has updates

My link to Al Churella’s layout had been broken.  It is now fixed. http://facultyweb.kennesaw.edu/achurell/SRRLFrontpage.html I see that he continues to make good progress on the layout despite writing PRR books….He has a link to a youtube video on the main … Continue reading

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Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad and Predecessors, Volume 4

Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad and Predecessors, Volume 4, the latest book from Jerry DeVos should be available around Sept 5, 2015.  The retail price is $60.00 including shipping is US. Canada including shipping is US $83.00. All others … Continue reading

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2015 Sn3 Symposium – Wrapup

I often go solo to events across the country.  My job is managing a team of 17, and then there is family.  I enjoy them both, but some times it fun to just do my thing.  Also going solo is … Continue reading

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Thinning the herd!

I love reading and collect model railroad magazines.  Its hard for me to pass one up.  I’ve tried to kick the habit but I can’t do it.  So what is the problem you say? I’m out of space.  Something has … Continue reading

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