Tag Archives: Reference

Clinchfield Railroad Museum Opens in Unicoi, TN

Back in the early spring of this year, I had read that a Clinchfield Railroad Museum was under construction in the Erwin, TN area. On my last trip to Clinchfield Country in the spring, a railfan friend and I looked … Continue reading

Posted in Prototype | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Crew Safety and Operations Orientation on the Crandic

With the help of several of his crew members, my friend Pat Lana has produced a Crew Safety video for his N scale Crandic Route. About 10 minutes long, the video is: …a crew safety training film shown to new … Continue reading

Posted in Operations, Reference, Tips and Techniques | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Marty McGuirk’s Southern New England Railway Web Site

Marty McGuirk has updated the web site for his Southern New England Railway. I first met Marty in 1998 at a MER Convention. I’ve always admired his modeling, so I’ll be following his progress. Of course, since I’m a closet … Continue reading

Posted in Reference | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Dave Frary on Painting a Background

Here’s a post from Dave Frary on how he paints a background.

Posted in General | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Inspired by the CSX Blue Ridge Division

I’ve been intrigued by the Clinchfield Railroad almost from the start of my interest in trains and railroading. The CRR mainline ran north-south for 277 miles (274 after the 1970 Johnson City mainline relocation) in 5 states: Kentucky, Virginia, Tennessee, … Continue reading

Posted in General, Prototype, Reference | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment