hyrail5 said:A couple questions...
1) What does your motive power roster look like?
2) Is your layout DCC or DC?
3) Have/would you consider "run-thru" trains for your route? (ie- SP/BN train 111/112 was a pool train that ran over SP between Eugene and Portland and over BN between Portland and Seattle. This train usually used all SP power.)
4) Do you have a track plan you can post?
PS - perhaps we (Brent, Robert, Seth and I) could all meet for drinks at the Oly Club sometime.
Brent,speent said:I will have to get back to you on that. Its on Right Track Freeware and I would have to figure out how to make it a jpg.
Thanks alot Johnny for the nice words. One of my goals is to keep things as clean as possible. I am fortunate because I have build my hobby room in my shop, and I finished the room (incl insulating, drywall, carpet, and heat) before I satrted). I can do all of the dirty work such as sawing wood, painting, etc in the adjacent shop. I also have storage racks for all of my boxes of stuff out there. I also have a HEPA filter running to keep the dust down. Don't get me wrong- I make plenty of messes when I'm working in there, but I like to keep it clean so I can just go out and run my trains if I want. Sounds a little "anal", but thats how I roll . When I start scenery, things are going to get alot more messy.enjineerbill said:Hello and Welcome to the forum, Brent.
VERY nice work. You make it look like it was built by a craftsman. One thing does concern me though, Try not to keep it so clean otherwise your wife may find house cleaning a new hobby for you !!! I showed my wife your pics, and she looked at me and said " see, he can keep it tidy". If only she knew .
I can't wait to watch your progress, Thanks for "coming out", and I for one can understand why you are so excited about sharing. Please keep doing so.
I don't know- I have alot of work to do, but the layout is operational minus the Port and East Allen Industrial area. I need to get more Prodigy Advance cabs too. I need a bunch of decoders for Drews 10 locos also.hyrail5 said:When is the next operating session?
Thanks alot Bob. I need to get more pictures taken and posted because I (and others) have done alot of work, especially to rolling stock.NoSpaceOreCashRR said:Brent,
This is the first time I have taken the time to visit the entire thread and boy did I miss something great. How long a drive would it be from Tulsa to your RR? Just kidding. I eagerly await future photos.
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