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European Railway Notes, Tunnels, Channel Tunnel, channel tunnel geology

Model Railroading — Blog Post #7

Posted: March 19, 2017 at 2:41 pm   /   Model Railroading

For details on this blog, please click here! European Railway Notes January 2017 Tunnels Part 1 Tunnels for railways seem like a pretty straight forward concept. To connect two places with a railway, when those places have mountains in between them, you think about a tunnel. Ideally, you’d build this tunnel in a straight line […]

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European Railway Notes, Rescue Train, Emergency Train, Marklin 26546, Roco 1930

Model Railroading — Blog Post #6

Posted: March 12, 2017 at 2:24 pm   /   Model Railroading

For details on this blog, please click here! European Railway Notes December 2016 While I was looking at various pages of rescue train photos I saw some comments from other readers. Using Google to translate the page I was able to get the general idea of one reader’s comments. This person was saying that the […]

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European Railway Notes, Rescue Train, Emergency Train, Crane Car, Swiss Rescue Train

Model Railroading — Blog Post #5

Posted: March 5, 2017 at 2:19 pm   /   Model Railroading

For details on this blog, please click here! European Railway Notes October 2016 Following on from last month, I wanted to learn more about the trains used to deal with emergencies that can happen out on the railway. From a photo of one of these trains I had found the phrase Netz Notfalltechnik (German for […]

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European Railway Notes, Rescue Train, Bad Aibling, Training Tank Car, Bahndienstwagen

Model Railroading — Blog Post #4

Posted: February 28, 2017 at 7:50 pm   /   Model Railroading

For details on this blog, please click here! European Railway Notes August 2016 The mainstream media is quick to report accidents but rarely goes back to inform us about what actually caused the disaster. Back in February 2016, there was an accident in Germany, near Bad Aibling. Two passenger trains crashed head on at speed. […]

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My Transition From Marklin 3-rail to 2-rail DCC

Posted: July 15, 2016 at 9:14 pm   /   Model Railroading

Click here to view my presentation MyTransitionFromMarklin3-railto2-railDCC

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Model Railroading, Marklin, Marklin 2953

Model Railroading — Blog Post #3

Posted: August 20, 2015 at 4:00 am   /   Model Railroading

For details on this blog, please click here! My first layout, the 4’x8′ setup with a simple oval of track, had been taken apart. I was using the plywood table for the base of my Marklin layout which was in my bedroom. I now had three nested ovals of track with turnouts connecting them. Marklin […]

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