Month: March 2017

Demolition yard prior to separation

You can see the whole yard board at this point. Buildings have been removed and the section has been placed on its side to work on it, at the bottom of the picture you can see the wiring board has…

Collectible Trains

Children of all ages seem to enjoy playing with trains, but may adults do as well. They may not be playing with them though as much as they are collecting them. There are true train collectors and then there are…

demolition 02 I’m Working on the Railroad

First slice, deconstruction cannot save everything so the key is to identify (a) unique parts that (b) can structurally stand on their own if separated. Dremel in hand I cut across the center section these were just straight track on…

Railroad Deconstruction 01

OK first step for deconstruction of a railroad empire. Remove all the buildings and loose pieces, in this view the only thing left is the lift-out on the mountain top. The next step is to decide what you can save.…

Bachmann HO OLD-TIME BLACKSMITH CAR

Bachmann’s new 19th century Maintenance of Way Car is finely detailed from the deck equipped with barrels, tool box, shovel, and other tools of the trade to the forge chimney on the roof. Part of their Silver Series rolling stock…