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Winter of 2024 to Florida is coming quickly.  The rooms are booked and the railroads are picked out for this years meet. First railroad is Big Boots & Western, Second will be Central Pasco, and the last one is Ridge.

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August 2023 Went to the Canton, St. Paul and Pacific Railway for the second annual family meet. Mike Robson and His Roo family. Some cleaning would have been nice, but the storm was coming quick to the area. Other trains that were there.  

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Yes I went and picked up a steam engine.   I went and looked at it in July. It has no power.   Pick it up and bring it to the loading area. Load it up and take it home in November. I took apart the tender and rebuilt it.   Next take the Engine […]

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Traveled to South Carolina to ride the Mead 200. The layout had an open house the weekend we were there. Sept 20, 2021 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 […]

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I have built flat cars in the past. Second car I built on the left.     A problem came up that it is hard to ride on a bench seat for any length of time. I have worked on building a car that can carry more than one person.  Here I go…   The […]

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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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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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