With the new turntable tracks, locomotives have a place
to hang out -
Left to right - a NWSL "Spartan" 4-4-0, Flying Zoo
18T Climax, Kemtron 0-6-0T,
Max Gray 4-4-0 and Max Gray Mason Bogie (0-4-4T).
A visitor from the West - RGS C-19 #40 was
detailed and painted
by Art Midwood.
Huntsville and Lake of Bays Train - Ontario narrow gauge
modelled with a Grandt Line 18T Porter and cars from old kits by
Narrow Track and Trains -
the coach is from two Hawk cable car kits. With a scratchbuilt
the shed at South Portage -
Progress on the enginehouse scene. 2-6-0 #4 approaches
the turntable -
Results of new push to get some scenery done -
Here's a reasonably
up-to-date track plan:
NWSL 2-6-0 that I'll be doing some more work
on - runs pretty well already.
The smokey hills in the background are from
South of Canberra, Australia -
The Grizzly Flats depot complete for
now - first time I did individual shingles! -
The North half of the railroad with scenery progress -
The new express and milk car,
modified from a Deerfield
kit that I picked up at the Kimberton show:
AMS C-16 has been reworked, but here it is right out of the box.
This part of the layout was originally built by
Stan Windrim -
Enginehouse under construction, based on Newport and Sherman's
Valley prototype -
Well, OK, this is On2, but here's my
North Hastings Feldspar Company display layout
at the Schomberg Narrow Gauge Show:
And here under construction:
The loco is Bachmann converted to On2 by Keith Sirman's Dad, and
to which I added a Backwoods Miniatures flat-topped tank,
Miniatures by Eric Cab and fuel bunker cut down from a Bachmann
0-4-2T. Temporary structures, On3 on the upper level.
More narrow gauge on the Schomberg
Part of my On3 Display at Schomberg
Narrow Gauge Madness Show - April 12 '08
The latest project - a 1964 Max Gray On3 4-4-0 with a 2006 Tsunami
installed in the tender. Seen here visiting Dave Burrough's fine
Dave also did some drive work on the loco, improving a previous
Inspired by OR&W locos first 4 and 5, their smaller 4-4-0s.
The Crossroads Models Waynesburg and Washington combine kit
on Art Midwood's layout.
and here under construction - I used Evergreen styrene for the
which fortunately blended in all right after painting!
The Flying Zoo 18 Ton Climax,
With coach from two Hawk cable car kits.
Building by Schomberg Scale Models
Climax on Tour!
on Dave Burrough's railroad, and at Arthur Midwood's
Kaslo & Slocan (British Columbia) outside-braced boxcars
built from kits by Narrow
Track and Trains
of Peterborough, Ontario (no longer available).
Peach Bottom Rail\way (Pennsylvania) outside-braced boxcar
from a Wiseman kit. Here it visiting Lex Parker's
the Bachmann 2-6-0 kitbash
influenced by W&W and OR&W engines.
The "before painting" photo.
On3 Layout Progress:
Model of model: trying out ideas with wood and card.
Starting on left of above model, the first train runs in the south
bridge area, then the future Hackney station area.
The future feldspar mill branch, then the river and hill area.
Construction where the G scale heads out the window to the garden,
and back toward the mockup of Hackney station on the W&W.
the "North" terminal.
A boy, his dad and his dogs in the yards.
boxcars scratchbuilt from E. Collins
Huntsville and Lake of Bays shed in back.
- has a beautiful On3 D&RGW layout in Hamilton, Ontario.
- has a great On3 layout and website for it. He's in Beamsville