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New Industrial Park

I have started working on an industrial park area that will have three sidings and several businesses. The main plant will be a custom built Wonder Bread Bakery. Advertisements

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Working on my large Kansas grain elevator.

I started working on my modern concrete grain elevator last night.  I moved the elevator that I started a long time ago to a narrow strip of land (9″ wide) that I wasn’t sure what to do with.  My original elevator … Continue reading

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Spencer’s first block & the Bandbox Theater

The first block of Spencer has been temporarily installed. On this block is my version of the Bandbox Theater where I used to watch Saturday afternoon movies as a boy. It cost 1o cents and we couldn’t wait to see the … Continue reading

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Major Derailment

Last night I was running a few trains when I heard a “loud thud” on the far side of the layout from where I was. When I got to the scene of the crash, this is what I found. The … Continue reading

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New Atlas California Zephyr Cars

The new Atlas California Zephyr cars have finally arrived! My son Jim bought two of them and we had to compare them to my K-Line 21″ aluminum cars. They are beautiful cars with a lot of detailing. The lighting is … Continue reading

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New strategy on scenery

I have been thinking about my approach to my scenery and feel that I need to try a different approach. Lately I have just started working on whatever and wherever the mood struck me. What I am going to try … Continue reading

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Improving my K-Line California Zephyr Observation Car

This past weekend my son, Jim, came over to run trains and I asked him to make changes to my K-Line 21″ Silver Horizons observation car. He removed the original lighting and replaced it with Jack Pierce’s LED interior lighting. … Continue reading

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