The track plan of the Manheim layout is pretty simple: even at its most extravagant it’s two turnouts. Hopefully twenty or so feet of running but still just two turnouts. In Coy and Victoria I learned a lot about ballasting… Read More ›
Manheim Industrial Railroad
The length of string
I keep referring to it as “the major scene” on the Manheim layout–Ferrellgas’ siding. In N scale this scene is about nine feet long and in HO it’s about fifteen. The detail available using aerial imagery from Bing and Google… Read More ›
Manheim: the questions
I added a tab, in the header, to group all the Manheim posts together–anything I post to the Manheim Industrial Railroad category will appear listed under there. I think that’s cool and it should be handy since I reread these… Read More ›
Manheim in N or HO. How big is big?
In yesterday’s post on the Manheim Industrial Railroad design project I moved quickly through some key design features. I mentioned how Google’s aerial imagery in both their Maps and Earth app’s was so crisp that you really could print those… Read More ›
More Manheim because it’s May?
“because it’s May?” I don’t know. As blog titles go it sounded viable when I wrote it out. Too late now. I wouldn’t even know about the Manheim Industrial Railroad if it hadn’t been for Jack Hill’s blog post about… Read More ›