Converted to N scale, my East Rail layout would tuck easily into a wardrobe closet A few days ago, I received an email from Blake B., one of my blog followers, with the subject line above. “Is It Worth It?”. In the body of the text he elaborated, “ The new condo I moved […]
Featured in the upcoming issue of Model Railroad Planning is community member Tom Klimoski’s Georgia Northeastern Railroad. A sneak peak of this excellent layout is shown in his recently produced YouTube video. Shown below is his track plan. There are some great lessons to be learned from Tom’s efforts. A few that stand out to me […]
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Profiling. Demographics, Sociology. Touchy subjects at times depending on the context. Applied with good, or at least benign, intentions however, classifying people into categories can be beneficial both to the individuals being grouped as well as those that are serving them. A major factor in the usefulness of all of this data is how […]
The intersection of District Blvd. and South Everett Avenue. When I start a new layout I pick out a few modeling skills I’d like to improve upon. Since pavement is such a dominant player in urban modeling, it was at the top of my list for the LAJ project. While the painted roads in […]