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My Little Railroad Buddy
View As Orginially Posted on The Industrial Lead
Track Plan Updates
•Moved Franz Bakery to the west side.
•Moved the yard to the west side.
•Rearranged Cargill turnout.
•Rerranged PCC turnout.
•Added a smll runaround.
•Added industry Seaport Steel.
•Added industry Terinal 115
•Moved all shelves in to 18" or
Updated February 11th, 2012 at 06:14 AM by gregamer
I always think it's top notch when a layout has it's own website. I want THE INDUSTRIAL LEAD to be top notch, so I created a website.
THE INDUSTRIAL LEAD
I've actually had my own website and domain name for about 15 years, but I haven't really updated it or used it in the last ten years. I deleted the entire old website and started fresh.
My hosting company allows you to install WordPress, a free blogging software platform. It's was
I've refined the plan to incorporate an Odom Lead Spur, a runaround (thanks Paul and Larry you've convinced me. It'd be nice to have a little extra operational opportunity) , an extra industry and moved PCC Logistics North. I've added more detail and labels to the plan.
I need to get some photo's of PCC Logistics and Franz Bakery.
I think I'll need 21" deep
Updated February 11th, 2012 at 06:34 AM by gregamer
I am designing a modern day HO industrial layout. The layout is inspired by my experiences railroading in Seattle. It will feature Seattle industries that I am familiar with and have worked at as a railroad engineer.
What I want.
Lots of SwitchingModern day equipment like:
70-20 Reefers because these things look awesome tagged up and weathered.Pressure Aide Hoppers. I see alot of these.Corn Syrup tank cars. Sweet."The Hole". Cargill's
I've been pondering the idea of modeling Railroad Avenue in Seattle. I think this area was an important byway between the major rail yards of Seattle and the Seattle waterfront. And the area is of great interest to me since I work the old NP Main at the north end of Stacy Yard on a regular basis.
The area I'm considering modeling would run from Railroad Way to the Seattle waterfront and include a pier or two. With selective compression to maximize landmarks.
Patrick, Lorenzo and I went for a ride on the Seattle's Link Light Rail last weekend. The boys had a blast as the train raced along its route.
We caught the train at Tukwila, where parking is free. For $5.00 round trip we rode the Link to Seattle's Westlake Center (the last stop). Kids under 5 are free.
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