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Hacking Walthers Bridges: Back to the Bash!

IMG 1158Most of the actual bridge construction was covered in my last blog. The next step was to line the Kish Creek with rough scenery in the form of styrofoam. Meanwhile, the hardboard backdrop has received a coat of primer... After that, Chooch brid...
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Hacking Walthers Bridges

IMG 1137A year or more ago, Walthers announced their "Engineered Bridge System", which offeres a variety of bridge components of different sizes that are interchangeable. Their latest releases included four lengths of through girder bridges. Based on the par...
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Report of the Chief Engineer, First Quarter 2016

IMG 1126The Chief Engineer is pleased to report progress on the construction of the Pennsylvania Railroad Middle Division in HO scale. Work was hampered early on by illness that plagued the track crew for five weeks. A sprint to the finish of the quarte...
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Milroy Operational

IMG 1112Milroy, the eastern terminus of the Milroy Secondary, is now operational. The above view is eastward. The track running down the middle is temporary. To its right are two opposing turnouts (see image below). These turnouts will create an approximate ...
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Allensville Operational

IMG 1115The Allensville block, on the fictional Pennsylvania Midland Railroad, has become operational. A portion of the block, which spans the stairway, was completed last year. This section spans the aisle between the stairway and Big Valley yard. In the im...
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