Remember the wall and the staging yards? Well, that's just not going to happen the way I thought it was going to. This winter has been brutal, and as a result I've decided that no one should have to go back in the that cold, unfinished part of the basement during an operating session. There's no … Continue reading I Just Couldn’t Leave Well Enough Alone…
[embedplusvideo height="265" width="474" editlink="http://bit.ly/MhbNY8" standard="http://www.youtube.com/v/8-K7i5cRYJ4?fs=1" vars="ytid=8-K7i5cRYJ4&width=474&height=265&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=0&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=¬es=" id="ep4653" /] Today, I converted C&S Forney #6 to dead rail operation using a Deltang Rx60-1 receiver. I completely removed the Bachmann electronics to make room for a two-cell LiPo pack and other required electronics. The receiver itself is about 10mm X 15mm X 2mm, but the batteries, charge … Continue reading C&S Forney #6 Is Now Dead Rail!
In a previous post, I gave a hint about what the mill at Corinna Mill would look like. The structure is based on two MTH Granary buildings, butted together. Today, I got up the nerve to cut into a pair of $65 buildings to see if what was in my mind's eye would actually work … Continue reading Growing the Corinna Mill
There's been some progress at Corinna Mill today. A second MTH "Granary" building was acquired from The Moose Caboose, doubling the size of the mill building. The two buildings will undergo some modifications to combine the structures, but you can get the idea of the size of the final building from the picture here. In this shot, … Continue reading Progress at Corinna Mill!