Thankful

It's always fun on any project when you can just sit back and take in what has been accomplished. The Hills Line still has a to do list a mile long, but I'm finally at the point where the sum is greater than the individual parts. And that's something to be thankful for. My best … Continue reading Thankful

Every Litter Bit Helps

Real railroads are disgusting. They're covered with dirt and grime and sludge and oil and waste. Modeling them effectively therefore requires an appropriate amount of dirt and grime and sludge and oil and waste. That's easily done with weathering methods on locomotives, rolling stock, and even buildings. But the crud should also extend to other … Continue reading Every Litter Bit Helps

A Friend of Ours

I've been fortunate over the years to develop close relationships with a group of modelers that share my beliefs in how a model railroad should be designed, built, and operated. I wanted to take a moment to acknowledge them and share links to their respective layouts. It should go without saying, but the images you … Continue reading A Friend of Ours