Author Archives: hvl001

About hvl001

A modeller and model railroader since the mid 1970s I am still active as a modellers, blogger and writer int he model press today.

Progress Rail in Waycross Georgia –

As someone with little space, and limited funds to put toward layouts, I am always looking to find that next great small layout idea. With my role at work coming to an end unexpectedly this week, a small lower cost … Continue reading

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The new layout boards are complete!

Originally Posted on the Old HVL blog March 24, 2013 OK, so a little about the design and build of the layout boards. In general all wood is fine quality pine dressed all round (DAR). The board top is 12 … Continue reading

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A Texas Inglenook prototype – The ADM Mill facility New Braunfels

Originally published on the old HVL Blog January 28, 2013 Occasionally for the small layout builder a prototype comes along that you simply cannot forget. The ADM Mill located in New Braunfels, TX is a perfect example. A simple Inglenook … Continue reading

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