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Bangor, New York

Progress has been made. The staging yards are now complete and work has begun on the main line. The Station is a Rutland Car Shops resin kit for the 16×40 plan station. This station isn’t […]

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Progress!

Started installing sections today. First the section over the freezer. Then this section attached to the freezer section. Legs are next and then the swing gate to connect the layout to the existing portion of […]

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Caught on film

The section of the Rutland I model is the former Ogdensburg Sub or Ogdensburg and Lake Champlain (OLC). The only surviving section of this line is the 20 mile run from Norwood NY to Ogdensburg […]

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Researching Operations

One of the challenges with modeling a prototype set in 1959 is that it’s 2012. I was born 15 years after the Rutland ceased operations and while I am close geographically to where I model, […]

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So much for Lisbon

After mucking around with some scenery in Lisbon to make it “presentable” for photos for an article, I had already decided to clear everything off to be able to move Lisbon down this shelf. Once […]

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Comparison Photos

Not completely accurate, but I was just playing around with the camera and a few models. Lisbon, New York – 1960 Same location, 199? with a borrowed Conrail B23-7.