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OK so it’s the end of summer and the temp is slowly going down. That means it’s time to start building again. I like my fish belly car so what about building more? Started with Two and it grew to Five cars. Three = 6 footers and two =  4 footers. Went and welded stake […]

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Traveled to South Carolina to ride the Mead 200. The layout had an open house the weekend we were there. Had to pick a rout to go straight off of the turntable. I picked the woods. I like a good tunnel. It sure was dark inside. It was also very long. I felt like someone […]

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This just in…. The Convention is set. The date of the new Convention will be in the Year 2022. The time of the Convention will be Thursday, October 20, 2022 – Sunday, 23, 2022. The Hotel has been set up and the works is on the way. We will be working on the details soon. […]

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Now that the fall is setting in. I have new projects to work on. I have picked up a new tool and built a cart to hold it. I will be building a new set of riding cars with different options. First I have to build a table. I have already started on two cars […]

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The Concord Area Model Railroad Club has started up with some meetings. The Club has been asked to go to the North Carolina Transportation Museum in May. So  Keep in touch with the group.

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Just a update to the ones that check in. The railroad is back up and running. The track is in the cleaning and repairs to get it back to running status. In 2020 the time’s have been cancelled / postponed as a result of the COVID-19 virus and resulting quarantines. There will be several Operation […]

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Went to Florida to run trains. Was told that the seats were too high. Picked up some lower mounts. Stayed at home for my health. Worked on a tank car to pass the time. Worked on a boxcar to lube the trucks. Started going out riding on the train. Did some ballasting on the main. […]

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It’s official Master Model Railroader # 641

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This is a heads up, the date for the NMRA is July 21/2018 to have a rail ops. 23 members showed up.  9 went to lunch. Great to have the group over. This is what’s happening, we’ll be going to the railroad first, and operating after the meeting is over. The meeting will be at […]

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    Railroad Modeling University, Charlotte’s one-day program of clinics and workshops on model trains, is held on January 21, 2017. I will be presenting two clinics this time around. See the schedule of classes and register to attend by visiting the RMU 2017 page at the Carolina Southern Division of the NMRA. Hope to […]

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