Category: Brooklyn Terminal

Enhancing Code 40 Flex Track

  The approach a modeler takes to track detail depends on a number of factors and personal preferences.  Two of them are the volume of track that  needs to be detailed and how far away you’ll be standing when you look at the rail.  Obviously, if you have several hundred feet of track, hand laying…


Brooklyn Terminal: More Questions Answered

  Entering into the Brooklyn Terminal project I had a lot of questions I needed to work through in my mind to see if I had a fighting chance of building something that at least approached what I’d done with my HO layouts.  It wasn’t enough to be able to address the questions and challenges…


Brooklyn Terminal: May 11th

A little photographic experimentation with mock ups as I start to gain momentum with the Brooklyn Terminal layout…… Boxcars are Micro Trains, the switcher is by Model Power, and the structures are DPM.


N Scale Rolling Stock Strategy

We’d all like to have our cake and eat it too but, unfortunately, life rarely pans out that way.  An N scaler has the enormous advantage of being able to have a rather significant railroad virtually in their hip pocket.  The small size also opens up the ability to have much more realistic scene composition…


Brooklyn Terminal ProRail Ops

  ProRail, the national operations convention, is now in the bag. I was a little surprised how drawn the attendees were to running the BT layout.  For the most part it ran well although some minor track tuning issues cropped up.  Approaches to this entire “operations” thing varies from person to person and layout host to…