Category Archives: Chili Line

San Pedro’s Operations

One of the things I read about frequently in model railroading is that the project was too big or that the perceived operations were not desirable due to various issues. I will be the first to admit this has happened … Continue reading

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Chili Line: Connell Tank

A recent interesting post on the The Santa Fe Branch Chili Line group has caused me to make a change to San Pedro. Included in the post was a valuation map and numerous photographs of the area now. I am … Continue reading

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Layout Design for San Pedro: The doodles

After several doodles, I have decided that the first version of San Pedro is the one I like best with some scenic modifications. I would like to add a second adobe dwelling, change the road and add a few more … Continue reading

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San Pedro, a Chili Line Imagineering

My new project is going to be a simple layout using an imagineered village along the DRGW’s Chili Line. Why an imagineered location? While it’s true the Chili Line offers several interesting switching towns, I wanted to model several things … Continue reading

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The Trainset

Like many model railroaders, I have items in boxes I do not use. Some I purchased for future use, some I purchased without any clear plan on their use. Some point in the past, P-B-L announced that they would be … Continue reading

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