I've been interested in doing something like this for years. However, the city codes here might make things a bit dicey for me. Anyone considering...
Try Home Depot at 1750 E Edinger Ave in Santa Ana (they've carried it in the past, but call 'em first).
You could base the layout on the MRL/GN Mullan Pass line:
1. Cement plant (Ash Grove @ Montana City), lumber facility (Laurel Yard @ Billings,...
No, but I used to spend summers at my dads in Valencia and have some model RR friends in the area. :)
I didn't have the patience to learn new software, so I use what I use for work - 3D Studio Max. It works pretty good for approximating my ideas. :)
No worries about the questions, Mike, and thanks. It's this kind of help I need before committing the track to the bench work, only to discover...
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I highly doubt the entire hill will be double tracked. There are at least two sites on the historical registry that would prevent this, one being...
Thanks for the input, Mike.
The length of space between clearance points are as follows:
No 1 Lead: 60"
No 2 Lead: 42"
No 3 Lead: 88"
Here's how things looked last week:
Thanks for the feedback! This is exactly the kind of stuff that helps me the most, as what I know about RR-ops would fit in a thimbal. o_O
Here's a couple of revisions, most notably my fixing of the LA typo. :whistle:
One of the things was to tinker with the crossovers...
Ah, I see, Dave. I should have paid closer attention to the section I was going through. I'm still try to get used to all the new board features. :)
I've decided on SP's Saugus Line, but I had created a 16 x 24 plan that could be easily adapted to your space. I don't know if you're using a duck...
Hehe - thanks guys. I hope to express a few "wows" myself when I get the first train running. :)
I've recently got back into thinking about a layout, and after many false starts in coming up with a suitable plan, I think I may...
Yep, that would be you, buddy. ;)
Interesting article regarding Lionel opening new store in Concord, NC:
Like Christmas morning: Lionel opens Concord store
Middle of the spookshow page (linked above) shows a GN F7 with dual headlights and steam generator.
I find that when gluing an intricate part on a model, and my cats are feeling curious, that it's sometimes handy to have a squirt gun at the ready.