Reid and Son Recycle

Reid and Son Recycle – Inspired by Supplier of Remanufactured Locomotives

A couple years ago I was passing through Mt. Vernon IL on a business trip. I had noticed on the map that a couple rail lines passed through town and in the center was quite a few sets of tracks converging in a central location. This deserved some scouting to see what was there….

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Small Layout Inspirations

Looking around the web for unique prototype railways to model, these have caught my eye. I think many would make an interesting small layout. Peat Railways of Bord na Mona Bord na Mona is a vast Peat Bog in Ireland. Peat was Ireland’s only significant indigenous fuel. Large scale extraction meant less reliance…

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Car Floats and Ferries

Car floats and Ferries present unique visual and operating interest in model railroads. I am always captivated by any design where a port or water-railroad interface happens. A ferry or float operation brings the added interest of a built in fiddle yard. Between operating sessions just replacing the cars changes the…

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