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Note:  This is a "WORK IN PROGRESS" article.  New material will be added as construction progresses.  I have uploaded quite a few photos and will add titles and descriptions for them as time permits. The Prototype The Choctaw Coal and Railway (CC&R) Company is a small narrow gauge...
Bought a case 8, of these little beauties some time ago. What run they have had has been on a10' dia. curves. Cold this winter in H town. . Set up a Christmas tree type layout w/ 4' d curves, S's these cars would not make the S's axle CL part of the problem. Needed to enlarge the pocket for the lin...
 it's gotten easier to upload from a Mac. 1.First after you edit your photo on your computer, resize it to 350 pixels in width. Also make sure the file name is one word up to seven characters. 2. Go to Freight Shed on LSC and follow Bob's direction on downloading the photo. 3. After you down...
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    Installing Body Mounted Kadee Couplers Richard Friedman If you did as I did, you started collecting Large Scale equipment based on whether they appealed to you or not.  A familiar railroad, a favorite industry (beer cars come to mind), an associa...
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ometimes it seems as if the old build logs get lost over time.    While it would be great to have a master index here, I thought I'd start by providing links to some of my old build logs and other threads. Not sure if there's a LOT of use here, but at least it will help me find my ol...
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I was putting down some ballast today and thought to myself, "You know, the real railroads didn't use a paint brush to spread this stuff out; there's got to be a better way." Yes, I know, I could have made a scale model of a Jordan Spreader, or one of D&RGW flangers, but all I really wanted to do w...
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  Garden Railways magazine publishes some scale drawings every month now; and if you’re a subscriber, you can access the library of plans and download any that have ever been published.   These are a great source for ideas and if you build one you’ll probably end up with...
This is a build log in one picture.http://freightsheds.largescalecentral.com/users/choochoo_chaboogie/the%20story.GIF
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If you know how to make these images actually show up here, please fill me in.  Meanwhile, here are the links.  Thanks for looking.  Cheers!http://freightsheds.largescalecentral.com/users/choochoo_chaboogie/Upload01-04-800px.JPG http://freightsheds.largescalecentral.com/users/choocho...