Monthly Archives: October 2013

A Maine 2 foot weekend

Last weekend was a local model railroad show put on by Howard Zane. Along with the train show though, was another event of sorts. Chris McChesney hosted an open house to his HOn30 WW&F on Friday night, and Gary White … Continue reading

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A trip to an NMRA convention

Graham and I attended the “C&P Junction” Mid-Eastern Region, Chesapeake and Potomac Division’s local NMRA convention on October 11th and 12th. I attended by myself on Friday and took Graham on Saturday. We had a great time and really enjoyed … Continue reading

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Keeney Creek Shifter : Lookout gets turnouts

Been a while since we wrote in the blog. We have a back log of posts coming to you. First though, I wanted to share an experience with Atlas Model Railroad Co. Inc.. Last Thursday evening I went online and … Continue reading

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Oh no-where did the pins go

Ah the joy of working in a smaller scale. I was replacing the couplers on our Bowser N5 Pennsy caboose and removed the trucks to  have better access to the coupler “pockets”. Changed the couplers to a more prototypical version … Continue reading

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Moving up the learning curve in N scale: First steps

When I was probably Graham’s age, my parents bought a small Styrofoam N scale layout. With it came a “train set”, a  Penn Central F unit, caboose and several freight cars. I could never get the F unit to run … Continue reading

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Graham is EIGHT

Well it has been a big day for our little engineer. Graham turned eight today. Along with tons of art supplies, gift cards, and several movies came two hoppers for “Keeney Creek”.   Nothing else new this week. We celebrated … Continue reading

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Keeney Creek: Lookout trackplan

We have been having some problems trying to load a pdf of our initial two modules. So, instead we took a photograph of Module 1 for you to see and comment about. The photo is from the “downhill side of … Continue reading

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