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I recently uncovered a 2-4-0 Steam Locomotive from my collection. It's the J.W. Bowker, made in the 1970s by Pocher. Interestingly enough, I've heard that it's a OO locomotive that runs on HO track. It's got very large wheel flanges that will prevent it from running smoothly over the turnouts on...
About six months ago, I tore down my old HO scale layout. It was a 4x8 built with the help of my Dad that never really worked. The track had been reused several times over (never a good idea, I learned) and we had made a bunch of rookie mistakes that, collectively, hindered...
Thought I would finally reveal my N-Scale setup to you all. It's a modest thing, but that helps me keep it all fixed up and running! This is my first time photographing my layout, so comments & critiques appreciated!
Crossing the Bridge...
I recently mentioned that I had a broken Kato locomotive on another thread. This locomotive has seen better days, and now suffers from a multitude of issues I haven't been able to fix. I'm 16, and only a casual modeler, so I don't have a quarter of the experience I know some of you...
I've mentioned here are there that I might have an opportunity to construct a new HO layout beginning sometime after Christmas. If I do get that opportunity, this layout would be my first non-8x4 layout, which is exciting!
However, that also means I'm pretty new to designing track...
I'm a modeler of N and HO scales with just a couple years of experience. Being that I'm quite young, especially as model railroaders go, I suspect that I'll be learning rather than teaching on these forums.
The reason I joined is that I may have an opportunity to start anew with my...
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