opperations




So, currently, I have 5 Micro-Trains cars, 2 Fox Valley boxcars, an Intermountain reefer and a BLMA hopper. Looks wise, the BLMA hopper is an 11 out of 10. When I finally get around to weathering my cars, this might be one that I can’t touch. It looks perfect. When […]

freight car musings….



Operating the layout was one of the main things that I wanted to do before building the layout. I really wanted something that I can operate realistically, and as a puzzle as well. The next to last plan that I drew up was basically a large Timesaver. By moving the switch that […]

Operating the layout and other thoughts….



This morning, right after sunrise, I went down to the old Sunset Route. On the west end of town is a small yard used to store cars, the typical UP local was switching cars with a pair of GP40-2’s for power (I have posted pictures of the locos on here […]

Sunrise on the Sunset…