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Tiny progress from last weekend

Posted by Gerd on Monday, 23 February 2015 with 1 Comment

Hello,

at the moment, most progress on my Hon30 logging railroad is done in the back ground. I spend a couple of thoughts about my rolling stock and the idea of having a railroad museum parallel to the forestry railway. At least, I sold some models, get rid of the “Palatinate Coal & Lumber” and did some other changes. More will be posted during the next weeks, when the new concept is finished.

Schild

Meanwhile, I did some tiny progress last weekend. I made a sign for my Hon30 layout from scrap wood and paper letters. The sign is 80cm long and fits inside the layout storage boxes.

Last Saturday, we went to a model train show and I finally gut some nice coal baskets to complete the coal deck on my layout.

Korb

“Jupiter” hauling log trains

Posted by Gerd on Monday, 16 February 2015 with 1 Comment

Hello,

last Sunday, I steamed up my 009 live steam loco to haul some log trains on my Hon30 layout. I ran 3 boiler fills of water and had a lot of fun as well as warm fingers 🙂

This was the first time that I set up the whole layout after adding the backdrops and rebuilt of the fiddle yards.

Black is beauty – Climax #4

Posted by Gerd on Monday, 9 February 2015 with No Comments

Hello,

Loksonce the paint was dry, I started to reassemble the Climax and also added the simple livery of the PC&L locos as #4.

Now I’ve three locos ready for service on my U.S. division of the logging layout. More engines are planed during 2015.

 

Climax in black

Posted by Gerd on Sunday, 8 February 2015 with No Comments

Hello, I found some minutes today to paint the Climax. I disassembled her to singe part groups and used the airbrush to get her painted black grey. Now I’ve to wait until the paint is finally dry… I really like to assemble her back together soon… Cheers, Gerd

New U.S. steam loco in Hon30

Posted by Gerd on Friday, 6 February 2015 with 1 Comment

Good morning, the Palatinate Coal & Lumber is proud to show you the newest locomotive to its fleet. It’s a 0-4-0 outside frame F&C-loco from MinitrainS which has become PC&L #3. I installed DCC with working headlight on this one and first used my PC&L livery/paint scheme on this loco. It’s based on the Argent […]

The 3rd storage box

Posted by Gerd on Sunday, 1 February 2015 with No Comments

Once the fiddle yards were done. I started with another storage box. By opening the top lid, the two fiddle yards will slide into matching pockets for storage. The pocket in the middle will hold the small yard extension and the additional backdrops for the fiddle yard entries and more. Another lid on the front […]