I am starting to learn how much flexibility that the new yard truly is, and I still need to add the staging track and replace a switch that will not hold gauge. It really has even more potential that I haven’t fully discovered. The crossover in the yard and the […]

Learning more…


Shot a crappy, poorly edited cell phone video this morning. It’s fun playing engineer, conductor and cameraman all at the same time.

Operations…


I have completed the windows, added some VERY thick decals from K4 Decals… Decal softener is my friend…..still have to add the grab irons…

The work continues



After work I fired up the air compressor and shot my caboose with Tru Color Boxcar Red. I took a 5/64″ dril bit and reammed out the bolster holes. I still have to add the windows, grab irons, decals and couplers…I have her sitting on Bettendorf trucks for now…

Did some work on the caboose this morning.


So it went from this And add a little bit of black paint and decals Hopefully I can get pole stands from France soon

The VO-1000 is finally here


A month or two ago, I asked Robert Ray how he selected the prototype of his N Scale caboose kits….long story short…

Thank you Robert Ray!