Monthly Archives: December 2006

New AtlasO 40′ Wood Reefers

If you peruse my main web site, you'll find that I'm quite fond of the AtlasO models of the woodsided billboard reefers from the early part of the last century.  So fond, in fact, that I have one of each … Continue reading

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Railway Post Office Cars

When passenger trains were the predominant form of cross-country travel, most every train had one or more railway post office (RPO) cars.  These cars were essentially mobile post offices, picking up, sorting, and delivering the mail all along the train's … Continue reading

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DCS and Modular Layouts

The folks at the new Standard Gauge Module Association contacted me to ask if I could share the knowledge that I've developed about using DCS with modular layouts.  There's quite a bit as I've been demonstrating DCS with layouts constructed … Continue reading

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One Year

It's hard to believe but today makes one year since I "got retired."  It was so appropriate that it was on Pearl Harbor day!  In the interim, I've had my shoulder fixed and gone through rehabilitation and now need to … Continue reading

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New Video

The video of the converted PRR G5 Ten Wheeler has now been posted on the Multimedia page of the main web site .  As always, I've posted it in three formats: Real Media, Windows Media, and MP4, so no matter … Continue reading

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Freaky Friday

It's Friday, it's the first of December, and I was just outside in my shirt sleeves as it's seventy degrees (F) outside!  This has been a strange, strange year!  In train news, I recently received back my MTH PRR G5 … Continue reading

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