The First Encounter

The First Encounter Do you remember your first encounter with trains? When I think of trains, memories of sights and sounds that I can’t experience firsthand anymore come flooding back. I recall the joy of watching a train from the window of my childhood home, of...

The Crossing

It’s a simple crossing, a nondescript two-lane road that could be anywhere. It’s a chance to study a piece of the real world and duplicate it in miniature. The road intersects two tracks, providing for some extra modeling enjoyment. The flange ways faithfully portray...

A Different Approach

Nine years ago I thought this blog would last less than a year before running out of ideas but 507 posts later here we are. Thank you all for sticking around and for the wonderful comments you’ve offered. You make the blog better in every way, with your thoughtfulness...