Category Archives: Industries

Articles about building the industries on the layout.

10/08/2020 Photo Dump Update

I realized that I’ve been posting a lot of photos over on my Facebook page and on the Model Railroad Forums site, but neglecting my blog. I feel kind of like the blog is for larger posts with more detail. … Continue reading

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Western Crate

This is a Bar Mills kit to build “Crown Crate”. I followed all the instructions, but changed the name to something more suitable for Montana. Since it’s a Bar Mills kit, it’s a little fiddly to build. But the end … Continue reading

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Mickey’s Diner

When I was at the train show I decided the residents of Blackwing needed somewhere to eat. There was a vendor with the Walther’s “Betty’s Diner” kit for sale at a reasonable price and since it fit my time period … Continue reading

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Universal Scrap Metals

I have a track that runs along pretty close to the backdrop and I’m planning on filling the area with “flats” – buildings with little to no depth. I found a website named Trackside Flats that had a bunch of … Continue reading

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Building Earls Oil

Another copy over from my other blog. This is the first laser kit I built. I’ve started building some laser cut buildings for my model railroad. I figured that I could get a head start buy assembling some buildings in … Continue reading

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Blucher Glue Works

This is a re-post from my personal blog. I posted it there before I had a name and blog for my layout. For my second laser kit I decided to go with something a bit larger. I bought a copy … Continue reading

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