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I finished some 35 trees this week for the woods by Cliff Haven. And did some scene detailing. Georgia Pacific can now ship via trucks. The Rouses Point Section of the layout hasn’t had much work done. Aerial View. Lake Champlain will soon get water.-HarrisonRead More Workin’ on the Railroad: Trees, Signs, and Scenery
Alco #5, an S1, peeks out from behind the shop in North Creek, NY in 2009. The switcher was used as the Alco shop switcher before being sold to the S&NC.Read More Random Recap #18
Last week I posted this photo: Now follow along as I make a forest. Part 1: Preparing and scenicing the base Step 1: Cutting the foam The first thing to do is cut the foam, I used an exacto knife, but a steak knife will also work.( I didn’t take photos of these steps :(.) […]Read More Workin’ on the Railroad: Making a Forest(scenic divider)
Our chosen winner for the model category did not respond, so J.D. takes the win with his photo of a BNSF freight on a trestle. -HarrisonRead More Photo Contest Winner- Model
I think I have finally mastered static grass. I think a mix of 4 and 6mm grasses works best. I have added a road heading to the printing co., which will soon be renamed “Georgia Pacific Shipping plant”. I have come up with a temporary name for the hardware/lumber/general store until I find out what […]Read More Workin’ on the Railroad: Static Grass and Roads
Amtrak P42DC #94 leads the northbound Adirondack.Read More Random Recap #17
I just read on White River Division about the dismantling of the NEB&W. Here is what I am passing on from George, originally coming from John Nehrich: The NEB&W have just gotten word that shortly, perhaps a few weeks, a professional mover is going to come in and crate up sections of the layout, along […]Read More End of the line for NEB&W?
The Plattsburgh Switcher idles. Railfanning from the new Georgia Pacific parking lot. This guy doesn’t seem to interested in the train behind him.Read More More Photos From Recent Scenery
Harrison and the crew do some railfanning(and cat-fanning) in Schenectady.Read More Trackside Treks Episode 5: The Mohawk Valley Limited
The snow has melted in Plattsburgh, fortunately not where I live though. A false HeritageUnits.com report led me to catch the southbound Adirondack running 10 minutes late(on time?). Just an ordinary P42DC though. Having a mechanical issue in Hudson, NY, the northbound was 2 hours and 15 minutes late in Plattsburgh. I got my tripod set […]Read More Railfanning (in the snow?) Yesterday
Here are the episodes for 2019: introduction to my layout Tuning up the layout for perfect performance setting up the layout for operation and staging yards Paperwork Running the Plattsburgh yard and local Running the Rouses Point transfer Dispatching and track warrants Finale: Full operating session Disclaimer: These videos may not be made or published, […]Read More Understanding Operations Coming Soon!
I did some more scenery in Plattsburgh yesterday. I Finally got the static grass to stand on end. Now trucks can access the GP mill via this road.Read More Workin’ on the Railroad- More Scenery in Plattsburgh