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More progress on the home for those NS&T freight motors
I’m speaking at Hindsight 20/20 14.0 – here’s how to register
Don’t do it!
Confused? This system map will help
Building a home for those freight motors
A first video
In which I explore weighty matters
The series continues with a combine and some freight cars
A stunning example of the scratch-builder’s art.
A quick test makes a big difference
Fowlers, and an X29
A pair of brass beasties
Steam and gas
More S scale equipment from Port Rowan
A re-detailed brass model with a history
GE power for the NS&T
The backbone of Port Rowan’s locomotive fleet
Wagons, Ribs, and RPOs
A look at the first three NS&T freight motors I built
More photos of S scale equipment, with notes
Testing, tweaking, and bashing
A selection of photos of S scale equipment, with notes
The NS&T roster grows.
Track is done and wired for the first chunk of the NS&T
My arthritis thanks me.
The car barn is tied up
Remembering a friend, taken too soon
Designing my first step towards a traction layout.
The title says it all.
Price be damned: I bought wood.
Soldering tools are down. It’s built.
A busy week in the workshop, while waiting for decals.
DCC and Sound for the three sisters.
Want proof? Here’s a horrid little video.
Some brushwork finishes the painting phase.
That escalated quickly.
Air tanks and handrails make a real difference.
The demon solderer of fleets? Sweet.
A good start on a more extensive model railway under wire?
A kick in the tip
Progress on bits and pieces
Two more models of GWR rolling stock in 7mm scale
It’s been almost a year: what happened?
Dropping a hint pays off big time.
It only took 56 operations for the light to come on…
In which I finish more GWR Opens.
A couple of examples of the GWR’s “brown vehicles”.
Comparing 7mm and 1:48, as well as 7mm in different eras.
A classic British Rail diesel, because not everything 7mm is Edwardian.
A pair of special GWR models.
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