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by mec_alf
Sun Mar 17, 2013 2:44 pm
Forum: Layout Design
Topic: If only I had an extra couple of feet....
Replies: 4
Views: 11517

Re: If only I had an extra couple of feet....

And another pair of shoes and socks...
by mec_alf
Sun Mar 17, 2013 2:43 pm
Forum: Layout Design
Topic: Interested in Layout Design?
Replies: 36
Views: 46087

Re: Interested in Layout Design?

I'm also interested. I'm working on a servicing facility in the loftspace, with the blessing of the controller of thought, word, deed and finance, and am mulling over an N-scale on a 6' by 4' board.
by mec_alf
Sun Mar 17, 2013 2:39 pm
Forum: Layout Design
Topic: Great Model Railroads - John Signor's Southern California RR
Replies: 1
Views: 10341

Re: Great Model Railroads - John Signor's Southern Californi

I like Mr. Signor's writings for their accuracy but his grasp of locomotive eras is slightly out-of-kilter: EsPee didn't take delivery of their first SD45 until August 1966 and there were no tunnel motors on the property until 1972. Still, modeller's licences are useful things to have and invoke. I ...
by mec_alf
Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:05 pm
Forum: Fallen Flags
Topic: What did it for you?
Replies: 16
Views: 24808

Re: What did it for you?

Buying a Blue Box SD45 in EsPee speed lettering started it off, and a ski trip to Maine that I wrote about for a mid-1990s edition of "Roundhouse" led to my Maine Central interest (and on-screen "handle"). That said I seem to have an eclectic collection of motive power: DRGW, BAR, B&M, and DM&IR as ...