The sometimes convoluted process of designing, building, and operating my model railroad(s).
NYS&W Utica Area Industry Tracks
Friday, November 5, 2021
A Screw On Lead Extension
The switching lead on my mini test layout would be pathetically short without an extension. Since I expect to carry the module up and down ...
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
A Mini Test Layout
The astute observer may have noticed I haven't posted much for the past year, and wondered if this was because I was busily building the...
Monday, December 14, 2020
The Eastborough Industrial
It's been a long slow process, but I've narrowed in on what I really want out of this layout and have finally worked out a plan whic...
Sunday, December 6, 2020
NYS&W New York Mills Industrial
I should say up front that this is not the model railroad I am going to build. I'll explain why below. But it was a strong contender ...
Sunday, December 30, 2018
Thoughts on a New Layout
Givens and Druthers It's going to be an industrial switching layout geared toward a single operator. It's going to be modern ...
Saturday, August 18, 2018
The Great Sawzall Massacre of 2018
For a variety of reasons, most importantly to shorten my commute and get some free time back, I recently moved. I have a nice new space des...
Sunday, February 1, 2015
Temporary (?) car routing for the Palmer Industrial
Despite my intention to ignore the problem of car routing and paper work for the time being, it has been hard to avoid getting distracted by...
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