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Added by Jennifer on December 24, 2016 at 1:21pm — No Comments
for our model railroad web-presence:
Thanks (mucho) to Nippon, aka Mr. Fan for the map info from one of his previous posts regarding Hamilton Field trackage.
I discovered that the area where our apartment complex now stands, which was built in '72, has an interesting railroad history. I've not been able to find any lingering evidence apart from the spacing of some of the industrial/retail buildings to the south that suggest former trackage (with the map as guide). From other photos and written accounts of days…Continue
We made some progress on our N scale Carolan Pacific and were honored with a visit by Tom Barbalet of Model Rail Radio and two friends of his who are visiting from Australia. I'm pleased with our progress and how things are turning out. Enjoy!…Continue
Many months since last posting and many changes. We moved, to the SFO area; sadly had to say goodbye to our beloved Pasito Southern Railroad when we relocated. We have been working on our new layout, the Carolan Pacific Railroad; this one in N scale and in a format that can be moved. There's ups and downs for sure and a lot to love. More on the CP later.
Our move also brought us closer to the historic and modern JPBX/UP line. In fact it's across the…
We acquired 101 on our trip to LA last month. It's our first official Pasito Southern locomotive; formerly AT&SF. It's been converted to burn oil; ladders have been added for access to the oil tank and weathered.…
Added by Jennifer on April 3, 2014 at 1:08pm — No Comments
I cleaned the locomotive with Windex on a make-up sponge, while wearing disposable gloves. I do this on all weathering projects to remove fingerprints/dust etc. I masked the lights; windows; the speaker grills under the fuel tank and the area between the truck side-frames including the wheels. I then sprayed Model Masters flat finish.…Continue
to share model railroading and railfan stuff in general, vice fb, because it is quiet, clean and pleasant like a library. Not so with the other place. Just trains here and I can relax.
Added by Jennifer on July 30, 2013 at 2:06pm — No Comments