These are Little Joes, scratchbuild with shells from Shapeways. Maybe someday the 30ft long module "Belt Mountain" will get catenary.
For realistic operation we need some signs. Manaukee always needs yard limit signs, but far away on other modules. For years we used pinboard...
At the last weekend americaN participated at a FREMO meeting in Bavaria. The painted sidewalls really make a big difference.
Bill, thanks for your compliment. But I also have to thank you very much, because the articles about your Kingsbury Branch more than 20 years ago...
An episode of the german Railway Romantics tv documentation is about Wolfgang Freys layout:
By the way: an article of one of the last FREMO americaN meeting was content of the December 2020 issue of N scale railroading:...
Since January 2020 I did not participate at any of the sparse FREMO meetings. But there is hope for a participation at a FREMO meeting at the end...
I think that the wire for actuating the throwbar becomes too long and has not enough tension to keep the points in position.
Just my 2c
Right, just friction. I used the same diameter for piercing and the actuating wire
In my yard, all...
I added a separate thread about the manual turnout control
In my FREMO americaN yard Manaukee I use a very simple and cheap but very reliable manual turnout control. It´s an easy way to actuate the...
Tomorrow I'll take some pics of the turnout mechanism.
Some more stacks in 4K are available here: https://photos.app.goo.gl/A24hwbV24MpPZHsB9
Ballasting done :). Some focusstacked impressions from today at the FREMO meeting in Waldenburg
And I hate ballasting :mad:. But just one segment to do... (y)
Some days ago I bought my christmas present ;-): a compact camera with focus bracketing option to create images with "endless" depth of field:...
The car was made by the former german manufacturer MARKS Metallmodellclassic's.
I drybrushed a bit of dark grey in a decent horizontal stroke to simulate a little bit the peeling paint.
Done! Painted in Two Tone Grey: I read somewhere that the MILW got a huge amount of USAF color sometimes after WW II, so I...
Tarpaper added to the roof (self adhesive label paper) and the windows turned to the correct orientation (y) And the stovepipe will last much...
Manaukee needs a yard office somewhere between the engine house and the service facilities. Good to have some Evergreen and Grandt Line stuff deep...