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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- 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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Happy New Year!

I, for one, am glad to see 2016 in the rear view mirror. I know a lot of people who feel that way. It just seems like 2016 was extra hard. I sure hope that 2017 is a lot kinder … Continue reading

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3D Printing Structures for N Scale Railroads

While trying to plan out the town and surrounding area involved in our model train layout I have discovered that I’m not very happy with my choices for structures. Call me silly, but I really don’t want my plastic structures … Continue reading

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Train Show Excursion – 7-16-16

When Jay and I met five years ago he was a smoker. On July 14, 2013 he gave up smoking because he was too lazy to turn right to go buy a pack of cigarettes before heading to work. He … Continue reading

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