Computer Printed Backdrops

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I've had a few of my backdrops in place for a few years, but this month I am installing them en masse. I thought I would share the process. There are a number of companies that have offered long backdrops on vinyl and other materials, but they tend t...
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Just Checking In...

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Been a while since I posted a progress report on the PRR Middle Division. My only "track goal" for this quarter was to complete the Lewistown (LN) portion of the Milroy Secondary, which amounted to less than three feet of flex track. In the image abo...
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Follow The Build: Scratchbuilt Crossing, Part 4

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In my last blog on the subject, I demonstrated the process of gluing the ties to the template. In this entry, we affix the four rail assemblies to the ties. Be reminded that we left all of the rails "running long". During this process they will be tr...
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Follow The Build: The X26 and X26c, Part 3

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Work continues with my seven car effort on the current PRR Pro project -- X26 series box cars. Above is a view of my mass production line! Grabs, grabs, and more grabs! That's the topic for this post. The Funaro & Camerlengo resin kits include br...
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Follow The Build: Scratchbuilt Crossing, Part 3

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With our four rail segments assembled, we set them aside and begin work on the ties, starting at the center and working outward. The ties are cut from 36" lengths of strip wood purchased at the local hobby shop, which were painted ahead of time with ...
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