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PESHEKEE RIVER RAILROAD II – Learning from mistakes

Sometimes you just have to learn the hard way. My original Peshekee River Railroad design located  the layout in my basement workshop. Now I do…

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Layout Design Journal 2016 Switching Operation Challenge

If you have a passion for fiddling with track and switching, this might be the thing for you. The Model Railroad Layout Design SIG (LDSIG) is…

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Posted in TRAIN ORDERS

If we did not make mistakes we would never learn anything

This months article on building legs includes a couple mistakes or where I did not follow the original design. We have to realize that making…

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Posted in Modular Layouts Small Layout How To Articles

BUILDING A FREE-MO MODULE – Part II #modelrailroad #fremo

This month we will take a look at building the legs for our Free-mo module. As I stated in prior articles (FREE-MO MODULE DESIGN and BUILDING A…

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Posted in Prototype Railroads Small Layout Design Ideas

Prototype 30″ Gauge Railways – Kauai Plantation Railroads #modelrailroad #narrowgauge

Many people model narrow gauge in On30 and HOn30. Most of these are stand-ins for 36″ or 24″ gauge railways. I thought it would be…

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Bluerail Trains Board About To Ship #bluerailtrains #modelrailroad

The hobby is changing fast these days and nothing is moving faster than the train control options. In the next couple days Bluerail Trains will begin…

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Turnout Control with Servos

With the building of my new Free-mo module set “The Boat Yard“, I have had to change some of my usual “go to” items. I have…

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Building a Free-mo Module – Part I

In my last article, we looked at a Free-mo Module Design that was light weight, strong and easy to setup among other things. This month we take…

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Posted in TRAIN ORDERS

2016 National Train Show Prep

Things are really busy around here. I committed to have the Boat Yard operational for the 2016 National Train Show  and things are getting tight. To date…

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Free-mo Module Design

It never fails on the Free-mo Yahoo Group. Once, every couple of months, someone asks about best way to construct a module. Most times when the…

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