Yearly Archives: 2014

So I have been wanting to build a roundy-round set in the early 1950’s so I can run my Bachmann 2-8-0. My fiend Joe D’Amato really planted the seed when he gave me a Micro-Trains engine house. This engine house has many components that look and feel like John Allan’s […]

the second layout

Last week my 8 year old daughter bought her first N scale freight car with her own money.  This week,  my friend Joe D’Amato sent her TEN Micro Trains cars as a present.  She has been looking at these cars wanting to switch them, but with the heat being over […]

I’m a bad dad

Went to Arnie’s trains in Westminster, CA yesterday. The detailer in me was happy since I was able to find SP light package details.  The father in me was happy to see my 8 year old daughter pick out her first freight car.  This Lehigh Valley 40 footer is a […]

Hobby shop finds