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Report from Train Days 2018
This past weekend we had an AsiaNrail layout setup for the 10th annual Los Altos Train Days event. As we have done before, the Peninsula Ntrak club also had a layout in the same room with the mountain division track on my Hot Springs Junction Ntrak module ...
Report from Train Days 2018
Report from Train Days 2018
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Update on the Kaigan module
I had wanted to test both the track and electrical interfaces on the new module with the Hot Springs Junction module.  When I was setting this up I realized that I had never installed the trolley poles on the small interface module and the scenery seemed a ...
Update on the Kaigan module
Update on the Kaigan module
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A section house for Battle Mountain
Before Fox Valley Models became a well known brand of N scale
locomotives and rolling stock they had a few laser cut wood kits.  I
picked up this section house kit at a train show quite a few years ago
now and had never put it together and recently re-di...
A section house for Battle Mountain
A section house for Battle Mountain
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Exterior stars finished at long last
Just over two weeks left before the Los Altos Train Days show.  I am making a final push to get some more scenery done and have been focusing on some buildings that have been left half done for quite some time. Here is the prototype photo of the exterior st...
Exterior stars finished at long last
Exterior stars finished at long last
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Finishing up some old scenes
There are a few areas on the Musashi-Koyama module set that have remained only partly finished for several years now.   The work to replace some problem turnouts and extend the track to ends of the modules is now done and there is a bit of time left before ...
Finishing up some old scenes
Finishing up some old scenes
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Replacing some problem turnouts
With only a month to go before the next exhibit, both Paul and I have
been working on the modifications to the track on our module ends to
have the next layout "joiner-less" as explained in last April's post Joinerless joints for a quicker set up . In pas...
Replacing some problem turnouts
Replacing some problem turnouts
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Building a 1970's era SP MOW boom truck
Working on those drop bottom dump trucks got me to thinking about adding some Maintenance Of Way trucks to the layout.  Then seeing this photo of an old SP boom truck on a truck collectors website inspired me to try to create something like this in N scale....
Building a 1970's era SP MOW boom truck
Building a 1970's era SP MOW boom truck
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New trains on the JR Nambu line
A couple of posts ago I mentioned that we had used the JR Nambu line for part of our day trip to Ome in June of last year.  We rode between Musashi-Kosugi and Tachikawa but this line is actually part of an outer loop line around the Tokyo area.  We had used...
New trains on the JR Nambu line
New trains on the JR Nambu line
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Trucks for the Barite industry
The Barite mines that supply the ore to the crusher in Battle Mountain are located at least 50 miles away.  The ore is brought to the crusher by drop bottom dump trucks and I needed a couple of these to make the scene complete. I purchased a pair of drop bo...
Trucks for the Barite industry
Trucks for the Barite industry
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AsiaNrail at Train Days 2018
Train Days is an annual event held over a weekend in September at the Los Altos History Museum.  Either Peninsula Ntrak or AsiaNrail, or both have been part of this show almost every year.  We have been invited back this year and it is confirmed that we wil...
AsiaNrail at Train Days 2018
AsiaNrail at Train Days 2018
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