Goals for 2019

Here are some of my goals and projects for 2019: Get my layout ready for operations(and make the Understanding Operations series) and have a “real” operating session. Get a lot more scenery done on my layout. Finish the “top-secret” project me and dhfan5 are working on(hint: think rocky cliff), and display it at local train […]

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Looking Back on 2018

I think I have accomplished a lot this past year. Let’s take a look: January: I did spent a fair amount of railfanning D&H #7303 on the D11. My layout. February: Lake Clear Diorama. March: Bill Rooke’s Fawn Grove & Whitehall Railroad. April: Planning the Rt. 9 underpass. Fred Gemmill’s Pembina & Missouri Valley Southern. […]

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Experimenting With Static Grass

I first thought about using static grass when I saw John Longhurst’s post about using it. I saw how realistic it was, I thought I might want to try it, but my layout was still in the track and roadbed stage. Now, I am starting scenery on my layout, and received some Woodland Scenics fibres […]

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Merry Christmas from NCT

All of us at NCT wishes you a merry “railroad” Christmas! We set up the tree yesterday, and as Bill Rooke put it, “Every tree deserves a train!”. Below is his display at the mall. My train setup is a bit more elaborate, with a spur and a “staging” area under the couch. We have […]

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