Category Archives: Trains

N-Scale Layout – Wind Turbine

The village of Jayville had stalled on its progress. The residents were still trying to raise enough money to put stained glass in the church and various merchants still needed roofs on their buildings. It seems that most of the … Continue reading

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N-Scale Layout- Trees and Street Lights

The Flower and Garden Club was in an uproar. Not only had Mrs. Crosby been dealing in black market ornamental trees, but it turns out she was also dealing in illegal oak trees. The club had originally voted and raised … Continue reading

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N-Scale Layout- Sidewalks and Ballast

The villagers were happy with how the their town was starting to really come together. Once all the grass had been planted they felt like it was starting to feel like their home. They couldn’t wait for the buildings on … Continue reading

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N-Scale Layout – Landscaping

The paving crews are still arguing each other in court, so while that’s happening it was decided to turn our attention to the landscaping outside of Jayville’s village limits. You can usually get away with doing a lot more out … Continue reading

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N Scale Layout- Road Work

Jay has really enjoyed working on this layout. He hasn’t actually told me so, but I can tell because I can hear him singing, “I’ve been working on the railroad all the live long day.” It’s so cute! He’s been … Continue reading

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N Scale Layout- Giving it Hill(s)

Yes, Jay is still working on his new train layout. While I’ve been working in my sewing room, he’s been trying to supervise and work with various construction units. This gets tricky, especially when you have to use units that … Continue reading

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DIY Hot Wire Cutter

Jay has been working on his latest N Scale Model Railroad layout. He had laid out the track and started to work on the scenery. Then he ran into an issue. He had glued pieces of Styrofoam in order to … Continue reading

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Another N Scale RR Layout

As I was gearing up to start my Sewing Room project Jay and I were discussing his birthday and the recent train show that he attended. He had helpfully circled various cars that he wouldn’t mind receiving for his birthday … Continue reading

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Rockin’ Out with the Train Layout

In the quarry Jay was finding pieces of rock that would be just perfect for his train layout. While recuperating from surgery he spent time making rocks, plastering them on the layout and then making more rocks. It was quite … Continue reading

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Working On A Train Gang…

Summer has been busy. We’ve had our front porch fixed and replaced our shed. Despite those projects (plus others that I’ll blog about later) Jay has managed to fit in some time here and there to work on the train … Continue reading

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