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Peter MacCauley
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Locomotive Project #1 - GEXR 3856
GEXR 3856 returns to Stratford with loads from the Hayes-Dana plant in St. Mary's, passing ETR 0-6-0 #9. The engine, the auto frame plant, and even the steamer are now gone from the current GEXR operation. Ian Taylor photo, author's collection.  One of my f...
Locomotive Project #1 - GEXR 3856
Locomotive Project #1 - GEXR 3856
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Wednesday Work Update #1
Well I suppose it's time to show some actual progress on the layout for a change.
First off, the track for the grain elevator has been completed. A simple
arrangement, it consists of two tracks long enough to hold about six cars each,
connected by a switch ...
Wednesday Work Update #1
Wednesday Work Update #1
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Freight Car Snapshot #1
 Here’s the first in what will
hopefully be a series of discussions about interesting freight cars I’ve seen
in my railfan travels. Maybe even a modeling project at some point, too. Redstreak Rail flatcar QUAX 88920 is seen at London, ON 9/18/2011. Note the...
Freight Car Snapshot #1
Freight Car Snapshot #1
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Almost Wordless Wednesday #2
A glitch with Blogger last night prevented me from uploading the photo, but here it is...
Almost Wordless Wednesday #2
Almost Wordless Wednesday #2
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Wordless Wednesday #1
Wordless Wednesday #1
Wordless Wednesday #1
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Industry Profile: Casco
In lieu of getting any actual work done on the layout this week I
thought I’d write about one of the industries I plan to model. Known locally as
Casco (Canada Starch Company), the London, ON plant manufactures corn
sweeteners, starches, and associated corn...
Industry Profile: Casco
Industry Profile: Casco
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Track Plan
I took a few minutes on the weekend to sketch a trackplan of the layout. I tried to create one digitally in paint or Powerpoint but that proved to be nothing more than an exercise in frustration; I'll revisit that another day... Anyway, the attached is a so...
Track Plan
Track Plan
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Construction Photos
It occurred to me that a blog about a model
railroad would seem odd if there were no photos of said model railroad. So here
are a couple photos of the progress that the track gang has made over the last
few months. A six-track yard (plus passing track) was ...
Construction Photos
Construction Photos
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