Salford Chapel: The End Of The Line

Originally posted on Calling All Stations:
For anyone following my story from the start, you may be wondering – What ever happened to Salford Chapel? And for those of you not in the know, Salford Chapel is a 2nd layout I started working on maybe a year or so ago. Well, now it’s time to finish…

Western Pondering

After two doses of Southern inspiration (click here for part one and here for part two), the search for ideas for the new model railway turns westwards.  It may come as a surprise that despite my primary interest in southern region railways, I would consider looking west, considering the rivalry between the two railway regions.  I’ve…

Overhead Storage and Lighting

Originally posted on Ontario in HO Scale:
I feel that I’ve reached another minor milestone with my layout depicting North Tonawanda NY.  I’m ready to proceed with laying more track, but there’s a back-story that I want to tell. Back on July 30th, I posted about my quandary over layout lighting.  Thanks to those of…

My American Adventure, and a Welcome Back

Hello Loco Yard readers, long time no see! I have recently returned from the United States of America and now have got the back log of all of pictures and videos from my visit. I travelled around Colorado and went to the George Town Loop, the Cumbres and Toltec Railroad, Rio Grande Scenic Railroad and…