The Boat Yard

This week I started a new Free-mo module set called the Boat Yard. The design was a few years in the making. I was inspired by the Norfolk Southern (ex Norfolk & Western, ex Wabash) carfloat operation across the Detroit River between Detroit and Windsor Ontario. A Brief History It…

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Layout Spotlight – Str Solano

As part of the Rail-Marine theme this month, we present here the model of the Steamer Solano which was present at the 2014 NMRA NCR Division 6 Model Railroad Show & Workshop. The Model is by Jim Turner and represents the Solano which operated across the Carquinez Strait between Benicia and Port…

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Sometimes Life Gets in the Way

I must apologize for not getting articles out as often as I would like. My goal is for getting something out at least once a month but sometimes life just gets in the way! This past summer I had a rigorous work schedule with many visits, new product launches and being short…

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