Category Archives: Operation

Exhibitions, are they worth it?

Julias Modelopolis  (Julia makes marvellous 2mm fine scale models, with some 3-D printing thrown in for good measure) recently commented on taking your layout to an exhibition.  The money comments were….. Browsing the interweb forums I always stumble across people … Continue reading

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Less is more – two interesting examples

I used to follow a blog called ‘The Staging Yard’, following a UK based modeller’s trials at building a US layout, until it went quiet in 2014.  Reading RMWeb the other day, I saw that the blog had reappeared and was being continued … Continue reading

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Shunting scrabble

I am always impressed by the realistic operation of US model railroads, compared to what we do in the UK (see my recent post on ‘Time’).  I even recently read a Model Railroad Hobbyist article where the layout had padlocks … Continue reading

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