About my 2″-scale logging railroad

In 2003, I stepped into 5″-gauge railroading with some European light railway trains. Four years later, I swapped the theme of my trains to US logging railroads in 2″-scale, which represents 30″-gauge prototypes.

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2007 to late 2016, I operated my Bear Creek Lumber & Railroad with 3 locomotives (Shay, Forney, Boxcab) and 19 cars. The big highlight was the annual indoor live steam meet at Karlsruhe/Germany, where I set up a huge logging railroad layout with all my stuff. When the indoor meet got ceased mid 2016, I closed down my BCRR end of 2016, since I just had too much stuff at all, which I wouldn’t use any more. So I sold parts of the BCRR rolling stock and stuff, while the rest is going to be reused on a new logging operation.

20170201_211427In early 2017, the new “Moody Lumber Co.” was founded, which is going to be the new home of my log trains. My most famous piece is my Shay loco, which I build myself over 4 years, which is in service since 2012.

Beside the rolling stock, I’ve 345 feet of track as well as 7 turnouts to set  up temporary layouts for fun or testing. I’ve also build structures and trackside details like bunkhouses and a working water tower. Trackside details are often disregarded in larger scales.

Now I hope you’ll enjoy my 2″-scale logging railroad 🙂