• Miscreant's escape from the Grimlin County jail

    Posted Wed at 1:10 PM by John Warren

    Everone models in differnt ways and use whatever imagination we can conger up in creating our magical scenes. This blog will attemp to express from the static view of those  people that just stand there like statues and stare into space, every scene has a story and the following may be a bit we...

  • Mantua 4-6-2 Restoratiion

    Posted November 11, 2016 by Alex Burnett

    I don't have a functioning layout so, at the moment, all my pleasure comes from buying junkers and getting them back into respectable operating condition.My current project started out with the purchase of a Mantua 4-6-2 from an acquaintance on a Facebook group of which I am a member. Here is what I...

  • I Get By With A Little Help From My Friends

    Posted May 16, 2016 by Rick Phipps

    As the country song goes, I get by with a little help from my frinds and in this case it is with the decisions about the layout and the response I got from my last blog. As my earlier blog stated, I had gotten burned out from working on a layout that wasn't matching what I had hoped to achieve and w...

  • A Decision Not Easily Made...

    Posted May 14, 2016 by Rick Phipps

    I have been running around in my mind for five months the question of whether to get out of the hobby or not. When I first started this hobby it was because of a friend of mind who had built an HO scale layout with his son over the years and they were constantly inviting me over to see it operate. I...

  • CPR-B&M Train Register from Wells River, VT

    Posted May 4, 2016 by Dave Poor

                   Engine  Assignments for Trains Arriving / Departing Wells River                         October 31, 1949  through Janu...

  • Haston, Vt.

    Posted November 8, 2015 by Phil Holman

    If you read my intro and personal information - you will know I have a lot of different modelling things on the go at any one time.   Why?  Because that way, if I feel that I am not progressing on one thing, I can simply move to another until the mood takes me back to the first thing. &...

  • Parts depot

    Posted January 14, 2015 by George <gem |:) Metzger

       I've been away for along time and you folks that asked me to join or become friends, l wasn't ignoring you. I apologize.  I was wondering if the fellow who started this site would be interested in starting a parts depot. A place where members could trade, buy parts that they hav...

  • My second free downloadable Calendar for 2015: Colorado Narrow

    Posted October 30, 2014 by Peter Wehrhahn

    Just like my US-Diesel calendar, here comes the one for the narrow gauge and steam buffs. I like to share my free downloadable calendar available at my modellcom-blog. Sorry, but the site is only in german, but you may use the translation function to get a little idea about what is going on there (r...

  • My new free downloadable Calendar 2015: US-Diesel in Action

    Posted October 29, 2014 by Peter Wehrhahn

    Same procedure as last year! I like to share my free downloadable calender available at my modellcom-blog. Sorry, but the site is only in german, but you may use the translation function to get a little idea about what is going on there (railroads, real and model and cardmodeling). The calendar i...

  • How did you make HO scale honeybees?

    Posted April 17, 2014 by Joseph Antosiak

    The HO layout at the Baltimore Society of Model Engineers was about 55 feet long, with a city at one end, farms and small towns in the middle, and wooded mountains at the other end. One year I added a set of four bears --one standing next to a tree with one arm raised, one standing on all fours, and...