Boy, was I ever in the wrong place yesterday! Yesterday, at 2:45PM, WW&F #9 made her first moves under steam since June of 1933 at the Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum in Alna, Maine. Unfortunately, I wasn't there, but a couple of other fans were, and shared some video. I hope you enjoy these … Continue reading WW&F #9 Is Running!
So, are you an O-gauger running on three-rail track? Are your buddies giving you grief because of it? Well, just show them this picture. It's Gar-Graves in 1:1 scale!
The FRA certification on Monson #4 expired at the end of March, and the Maine Narrow Gauge Museum doesn't know when she'll be back in service -- #4 needs a new boiler before the FRA will re-certify the loco. You can read the whole story here...
Channel 16 in Scranton/Wilkes Barre, PA put together a really nice package featuring the Eagles Mere Museum and the model railroad Kevin Hunter of Berrett Hill Trains built for them. The museum, and the railroad, will be open after the Lycoming On30 Meet in July. Or, you can find out more about the Eagles Mere … Continue reading Eagles Mere Museum Layout Featured on Scranton/Wilkes-Barre TV
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Okay, so the guy's a little corny and over the top, but this is a pretty cool look at Miniature Wonderland, the world's largest model railroad. I think the chick who makes the little people's got the hots for the "tv star." [embedplusvideo height="365" width="600" standard="http://www.youtube.com/v/kTqO1AnaLsw?fs=1&hd=1" vars="ytid=kTqO1AnaLsw&width=600&height=365&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=1&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=¬es=" id="ep3298" /] If I ever get to Germany, … Continue reading World’s Largest Model Railroad
After a lot of experimentation, I've finally settled on the general lighting plan for the layout. I had thought of using LED strips, track lights, strip lights, etc., but none of these options were really acceptable. Through all the experimentation, I was able to develop some criteria for what I wanted. The lighting needed to … Continue reading Layout Lighting Plan
There've been lots of developments recently, though not many on the railroad itself. Here's a brief over view: New Modules I know I said a few weeks back that if I never saw another module again, it would be too soon. With that said, a few of us are hot and heavy into developing a new, simplified … Continue reading Recent Developments