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Coal Diorama | Part 1

Coal Diorama | Part 1

We have the new Micro-Trains Line Coal Mine Tipple kit (MTL Part 799 90 955) in hand, ready to build the diorama for the upcoming 2012 National Z Scale Convention in Denver, Co.  I have to admit I was really torn on how to build this kit regarding the wall siding. I often like to […]

March 26, 2012 0 Comments More
Spring Is Model Railroading Season

Spring Is Model Railroading Season

Model railroading season has always loosely been targeted as the late fall to early spring months, the thinking behind this is you’re stuck in the house anyway… might as well get to work on those trains. On one hand I completely get this, after all in good weather lots of folks want to spend time […]

March 11, 2012 4 Comments More
EMD Class 66 Locomotive

EMD Class 66 Locomotive

I recently saw a YouTube video featuring an EMD Class 66 locomotive in Z scale (see below) and thought I’d look in to who built this model. For those who have been involved in Z scale for a few years, the name Graham Jones will be familiar as the person who started the Great Britain […]

March 11, 2012 0 Comments More
Waterfront Project | Building Wrap Up

Waterfront Project | Building Wrap Up

In our last article, we finished the final two buildings in this series, the MTL Surf Shop and the MTL Taffy Company. We still need to build several of the pier sets in the series but I have the feeling I’ll need to do a bit of cutting and chopping of these piers in order […]

March 6, 2012 7 Comments More
High Noon Diorama Wallpaper

High Noon Diorama Wallpaper

My friend Jürg Rüedi provided this terrific photo for our new desktop wallpaper, it’s a shot on a diorama I built for Jürg several years back and he’s titled the diorama “High Noon”. With a pair of AZL locos leading the way out from a double tunnel portal into the hot sun, I think he […]

March 5, 2012 0 Comments More
Waterfront Project | Part 14

Waterfront Project | Part 14

In this installment of the Waterfront Project we hit a milestone; we complete the last two buildings in the series! We’ll build the MTL Surf Shop (MTL Part 799 90 949) and the Taffy Company (MTL Part 799 90 945). Both of these kits, as well as the previous Bait Shop kit, were designed to […]

March 4, 2012 0 Comments More

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