HELIX BUILD: Building a new (N scale) Model Railroad – Episode 6

Follow along as I continue the build of my N scale model railroad. In this episode I unbox the laser-cut N scale helix kit, and then progress with the building of this kit. I’ll show you all the steps and explain the process as I build this helix. Be sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel to follow my layout building progress. Also please follow my Facebook page as I will be adding photos and updates to that as I build my new layout. The laser-cut helix kit was bought from Gleiswendel Shop (Track Helix shop) https://www.gleiswendelshop.de/ This is a […]

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FROM THE ARCHIVES: 18 years of model train layout gone in 28 seconds!

Something to keep you occupied till my next video…from the archives – dismantling my old Rochelle Intermodal layout to make way for my new BNSF Chicago Sub layout…18 years of layout gone in 28 seconds! I tore down my old layout just over a year ago…and the new one is just starting to rise up from the ashes! New video coming out early next week – the helix arrives! Unboxing and first look! Be sure to SUBSCRIBE to see it first!

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Building a new (N scale) Model Railroad – Episode 5

Following on from my fourth video, in Episode 5 I finally start on my track planning, beginning with the helix, which will be the anchor point from where the track planning starts. Follow on as I explain why I’m doing this, as well as what track I have chosen for the helix, and how I’ve decided on a size for the helix. More to come in the following months (& years!), including researching and photographing locations, deciding on a track plan, and then the fun bit…the actual construction! Don’t forget to subscribe to my channel to follow my progress!

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Building a new (N scale) Model Railroad – Episode 4

Following on from my third video, in Episode 4 I continue the research and give you a very brief overview of what I want from my new model railroad, what features I want to include and the considerations for the various features. More to come in the following months (& years!), including researching and photographing locations, deciding on a track plan, and then the fun bit…the actual construction! Don’t forget to subscribe to my channel to follow my progress!

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Building a new (N scale) Model Railroad – Episode 3

Following on from my second video, in Episode 3 I continue the research and give you a very brief introduction to the freight operations on the Chicago Sub, with maps showing the yards and some footage from a recent trip. More to come in the following months (& years!), including researching and photographing locations, deciding on a track plan, and then the fun bit…the actual construction! Don’t forget to subscribe to my channel to follow my progress!

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Building a new (N scale) Model Railroad – Episode 2

Following on from my first video, in Episode 2 I continue the research and take you through the METRA stations I have chosen for my model railroad, with photos and maps, explaining why I have chosen each station. More to come in the following months (& years!), including researching and photographing locations, deciding on a track plan, and then the fun bit…the actual construction! Don’t forget to subscribe to my channel to follow my progress!

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Building a new (N Scale) Model Railroad – Episode 1

Rochelle Intermodal may be no more, but here is a brand new series, following along as I start building a new N Scale Model Railroad! In Episode 1 I introduce the railroad, and give a brief overview of the route planned for this new model railroad. Follow along in the coming months (and years!) as I build a new N Scale Model Railroad from scratch! Don’t forget to subscribe to my channel to follow my progress!

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