Monthly Archives: November 2013


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Today, I went to a local train swapmeet with Terry, and came across an Atlas 33,000 tank car that was released in 1999. Atlas had Roco build a simular car released in 1967….I got the new one today for $5, and have had a pair of the old “Warren” cars […]

sometimes it pays to be frugal…



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Yesterday morning, I met Terry, the owner of Ohkwari Sales, an E-Bay store. He is also here in Central AZ, and close enough to the UP main that we watched a pair of GP40’s (including a HLGX Rent-A-Wreck) switching from his yard. Terry is modeling the now underwater Rio Grande […]

How do I convince the wife….



Well guys, today for gits and shiggles, I took 16 freight cars, a loco and a caboose on my 86″ long layout and pulled the train a whopping 8 inches before I ran out of track. I have decided to use the pair of #6 switches and the flex track […]

thinking about an addon….