Tag Archives: operations

Site Seeing – August 7 – Master class: Operating Session

A recent post on the Model Railroad Hobbyist site by Tim Garland and the associated video (see below) shows the realism and enjoyment that can be achieved by operators with little cost beyond the time to set up and the time … Continue reading

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Ops, TT&TO, invective, and blah-blah-blah

It’s been a while since my last post. Life has become hectic with lots of work (as the opposite to none at all for quite some time) so to keep the blog moving I thought I’d cross post my response … Continue reading

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Site seeing – January 6

It’s the load ’em up and lock ’em down edition. Site 1: Loading a boxcar with broken down loading bins If you’ve ever wondered what a load should look like inside a boxcar (I know that this is specific to … Continue reading

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Site seeing – January 1 (The ‘When the student is ready, the teacher appears’ edition)

As a modeller, especially half a world away from the trains I model, what I find hardest to visualise is how freight car loading and unloading affects the design of a facility. One industry in particular has confounded me for … 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 – July 7

A local site seeing tour today of the newest pages uploaded to the blog. Site 1: Small Layouts [Follow the link —>] This is the small layouts section of the old HunterValleyLines.com/gallery website that is now offline as mentioned in my … Continue reading

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Site seeing – March 7

Introduction Lance Mindheim is a force in the design of operational layouts. Today’s site seeing tour takes us to an article on his views and to his new website (built on WordPress no less). Site 1: Railroad Model Craftsmen In this … Continue reading

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Site seeing – February 15

Introduction Today’s site seeing adventure is for those of you interested in railroad operation, in this case dispatching. Today’s link came across the wire thanks to the ‘Ry-ops-industrialSIG’ SIG group on Yahoo! Groups. Site 1 – Train Dispatching Today’s link … Continue reading

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