Category Archives: Misc

Miscellaneous items that don’t fit in other categories.

Useful Links

I decided I’d make a page listing the web sites and on-line stores that I use for research and for purchasing model railroad material and supplies. First off though: If you can buy what you need at a local hobby … Continue reading

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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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Feeling A Little Discouraged…

On Monday I decided to run my locomotives around on the layout to test the turnouts. First I ran the V0-1000 diesel around. Sadly it did not go all that well. It looks like I need to do some re-work … Continue reading

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Crossing Lutgens Creek – A Staged Publicity Photo

Since I managed to place the three bridges and lay the three tracks to cross Lutgens Creek I thought it might be fun to stage a “publicity photo”. Still plenty of work to do, but it’s starting to look more … Continue reading

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July 10, 2019 Update

There hasn’t been much progress recently, mainly because we took two weeks off and rode the train across Canada. There will be posts and photos about that later on my other blog. But some progress has been made in the … Continue reading

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The Blackwing and Western is a model railroad based on a fictional branch of the Great Northern Railway. The town of Blackwing is located in Eastern Montana and has several small industries serviced by the Great Northern. The time period … Continue reading

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