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Just back from the Groomer
Evey, just back from the Groomer. Such a pretty girl. (Good Groomer – Livonia MI) Apricot standard poodle
Here is a view of the area I am working on, it will be the first scene I will complete. It is modeled loosely on AR Tower in Gallitzen Pennsylvania.
Scenery – Rough In
Here are a few pictures of roughed in scenery as I work on the next section… I cut out the facia, leaving the road bed intact. Add base and filled in with construction foam. Next, I built up the hills … Continue reading
Eventually the basement will be filled with my railroad empire, until then it has to serve as woodshop, laundry room and general household overflow room. It’s the woodshop that creates a major headache towards running trains and building the railroad. … Continue reading
Dog Crate Installation in Van
I know this is some more stuff that isn’t train related but I want to get this out there… Everyone says you should protect your animals in case of a car crash. I searched for ways to mount dog crates … Continue reading
Hooray for the Red, White & Blue
Here is our std poodle and she’s ready for the Forth of July. My wife made the wonderful bandana.
New Walthers Amtrak Car
Just got the a few of the new Walthers Amtrak cars… Very nice. These come plated with very nice unibody details. They will be offered in all the Amtrak paint schemes, with and w/o light boards, and something new… A … Continue reading
Modeling on hold
Been a while since my last post, sorry. But we have a new addition to the family and she is using up all my spare time. Her name is Evey and she is a std poodle, as you can see … Continue reading
Ford Club at Maker Faire
The Ford Model Railroad Club was invited to display their modular railroad at the Maker Faire Detroit, it was held over 2 days this weekend at The Henry Ford. There was a big turnout and we had a fun time … Continue reading
Neat Wiring Idea
Here’s a neat way to organize your wiring… I use Arlington Drive Rings. They are economical and simple to use. I used the 1/2″ size and got them from Cableorganizer.com. They cost about $15 for 100 pc.s.