Pier 39 Platforms

Platforms for my HO scale Pier 39 micro switching layout. My Pier 39 switching layout has been operational for quite a while now, but very little scenery had been added to it. Over the last week or so I have started to do something about that. I have started to Read more…

Ruston Layout Scenery

Adding realistic scenery to a micro model railway layout gives the miniature trains some scenery to run through, and increases operating pleasure. On micro layout, scenery seems to be more important than it might seem to be on a much larger layout. This might be partially because of the sense Read more…

Reach for the sky!

High rise model railroading, 2 HO scale micro layouts in 4 square feet using a bookshelf Since my last blog post, I have been enjoying operating my 3 micro layouts, but have also been busy with minimising layout space. To that end, I built a bookshelf specifically to house the Read more…

And then there were 3

Continuing conversion of single model railroad to multiple micro modules in HO scale. Following the Pizza Layout reaching operational status and it’s scenery being more or less finished (except for extra detailing work), I recently got the Box Street 4×1 feet micro layout operational and some basic scenery completed on Read more…

A Little Motivation

A visit to my layout by a local model railroader motivates me to complete some half finished model railroad layout projects. There’s nothing like a visit by a fellow model railroader to motivate someone to pay some close attention to their model railroad layout. That’s what I found over the Read more…

Yes, we moved. Again!

Moving residence again requires compromises but allows for a better configuration and environment for my HO scale switching layout modules. You would think that we would learn our lesson. About moving, that is. Since we have been married we have more more than 15 times. Sometimes because of a necessity, Read more…