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Jasper Rock, Waitin’ On The 614

December 9th, 2006 at 6:14 am » Comments (0)

As you are seeing from my posts lately, it’s model railroading season. Here is a video entitled Waitin’ On The 614, and is of an O-Gauge layout of Jasper Rock, PA created by Big Ralph.





Instructable: How To Make a Holiday Window Display

December 8th, 2006 at 3:53 pm » Comments (0)

If you are not familiar with Instructables.com, then you are missing out on the next web 2.0 craze. Social DIYing: take a dash of blogging, add in some wikipedia, then some flickr, and the soul of Make Magazine, mix them up and you have Instructables You can click here to read my first Instructable on [...]





The Train Show: Z Scale Layout

December 5th, 2006 at 10:59 pm » Comments (0)

I was looking on Google for a Model Railroad video for my youngest son to watch (and keep him busy while I did some chores) and came across this Z-Scale layout. The video is produced by thetrainshow.com, enjoy.





My First O Gauge Set

December 3rd, 2006 at 8:13 am » Comments (0)

Its hard to believe, but I have never owned an O Gauge train. My Brothers had Lionel trains, but by the time I came along into the family we were deep in to HO and later I became interested in N Gauge. That was, until now. Last night I picked up a MTH Christmas Trolley [...]





Holidays are time for Family, Friends, and Model Railroading

November 22nd, 2006 at 9:18 am » Comments (1)

For the past few weeks it has been unseasonable warm in the North East, getting as warm as 80 degrees Fahrenheit on some days. Today is the day before the American Thanksgiving Holiday and the weather has changed. It is very Grey outside and the temperature is in the 40′s. I love this type of [...]