The Cascade Subdivision in HO Scale
Friday, September 23, 2022
Slow Weathering and the Vital Few
In my last post, I introduced slow weathering, a deliberate and consistent approach to tackle complex weathering projects and achieve high-l...
Friday, September 9, 2022
Earlier this month I completed the weathering on UP 1213, an Athearn Genesis GP39-2. The project was complex both in its scope and execution...
Friday, September 2, 2022
Escaping the Shallows of Social Media
In January 2015, I published the first post on this blog commencing the Cascade Sub's public life. Since then, I have continued to post ...
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Train Camp and the Operating Session
Constructing a model railroad is an enjoyable pasttime (obviously!), but sharing that venture with close friends elevates the experience to...
Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Winter 2022 Layout Construction Update
This January I was back in the layout room and had the opportunity to make progress on a few different fronts inlcuding fascia, terrain form...
Monday, April 4, 2022
Weathering the Fleet: Fall/Winter 2021 Update
Throughout last fall and winter I have tackled numerous weathering projects as I continue toward my goal of having every locomotive and piec...
Saturday, November 13, 2021
Fall Update: The Value of Being a "Local"
Once again, I have been away from the model railroad for a bit this fall. It is not the easiest reality to deal with. For sure there are wor...
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