Tag Archives: HO Scale

Site Seeing – March 18 – The ‘other’ Glendale freight layout edition

It’s been a while since my last post and that is thankfully due to being fully employed for the first time in two and a half years. A full-time job is a very satisfying thing. But I digress. As I … Continue reading

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Site seeing – November 4 – The ‘I got track plans coming out my ears’ edition

Small layouts are my thing. Like most modellers in Australia space here is at a premium. So a small space layout, offering lots of operating potential, is the way to go. Recently a long time model railroad friend Shortliner Jack shot … Continue reading

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Site seeing: 23 October – The weathering I’m not worthy edition

Back in August I showcased the work of Martin Wellberg, from Borne in the Netherlands. He’s back after working on another set of large models. On to the visual feast. Site 1: Martin Wellberg’s ‘Dirty Stuff 2’ on Freerails I’m … Continue reading

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Site Update – October 12

I’ve created a new section for Track Plan Ideas. This section is where I’ll be posting well thought out designs that I can’t be fussed putting into the various railway CAD programs. Each is at the concept stage and I’ll provide … Continue reading

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Site seeing – September 11 – The cause weathering is cool edition

Weathering is cool. Having said that, it is an art that takes time and experience to master. Today’s modeller has a very skilful eye and has nailed so many subjects that I just had to share. Site 1: Dean Bradley’s Rails … Continue reading

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Site seeing – 24 February

It’s been a busy month here at the HVL. Unfortunately much of it focused on the business of making a living and not making trains. A necessary evil, I am sure that this too shall pass. Now off to the … Continue reading

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Site seeing – February 02 (the scrap edition)

Well the modelling illustrated in these videos is all about scrap. One of the industries I’ve considered for my new (home) layout was a small scrap dealer. On the layout extension that industry will I hope get a run. On … Continue reading

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Site update – January 1 – Happy New Year edition

I’ve added a new Modelling section – My 12 Foot Layout. This will provide a Work-in-Progress report of what’s happening in the layout build process. For now there’s a front page. It provides my overall thoughts and a photo showing the proposed … Continue reading

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Site Seeing February 21

It’s all operations Saturday, thanks to Martin Hogg, the owner and operator of Brett. Site 1: Brett – a full operating session video Martin Hogg’s released a new video (Brett’s been featured recently on the blog). This time you get to … Continue reading

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