In Hindsight

A blatant promotional announcement this time... I'll be presenting at the Hindsight 20/20 7.0 Virtual RPM Clinic this Saturday, February 20th at 6:30pm Eastern. My presentation is titled Creating City Carton, and will detail the design, construction, and operation of City Carton Recycling on The Hills Line. More information and registration for Hindsight 20/20 7.0 … Continue reading In Hindsight

Fences, Sawyer Style

“Like it? Well I don’t see why I oughtn’t to like it. Does a boy get a chance to whitewash a fence every day?"-Mark Twain, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer- It's always fun when you can get to the point on any layout where you're able to add those little details that bring a scene … Continue reading Fences, Sawyer Style

Finding Focus

With the annus horribilis that was 2020 done, I'm hopeful that 2021 will be just a little bit better for everyone. As far as The Hills Line is concerned, the start of a new year gives me opportunity to define my goals for the layout over the next 365 days. Producing The Hills Line with … Continue reading Finding Focus

The Second Customer

"No one remembers who came in second."-Walter Hagen- History is filled with stories of almost and what if. Even the prototype Hills Line is a statement to what could have been. Despite the dubious honor of being the runner up in carloads in reality, City Carton Recycling now holds the distinction of being completed first … Continue reading The Second Customer