The Railroads

THE LUGOFF CAMDEN AND NORTHERN RAILROAD Once upon a time I only had the Lugoff & Camden RR. I lived in Lugoff South Carolina and Camden is just across the Wateree River from me. The Railroad Logo is a simple roundell that resembles many other railroad logos from the turn of the century. Deep River...

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History

Building up the history of the railroads on my layout based on actual history and railroading in South and North Carolina. Rows in Cyan are fictional. DateWhat happened 1852The Western Railroad (WRR) was chartered in 1852 to build a 43 mile line from Fayetteville northwest to the coalfields of Egypt, about seven miles beyond Sanford....

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Track

I was thinking of building my own turnouts .. for now will put track related items in this section My Layout Alternate History Backdrop City Backdrop Lake Backdrop History Layout Overview Loco Numbering The Railroads Track Caboose Ground Throw Mod Turnouts

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Layout Overview

2016 By 2016 the layout was becoming pretty well finished (I thought). Left Here we can see Wise Engineering Works on the far left (scratch built). Just to the right is Widget Supply Company (scratchbuilt). The two buildings below the bridge re unnamed .. the brick structure to the front was supposed to be a...

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Alternate History

My Layout» Alternate History» Fiction or Real? I have tried to keep close or at least 'near' actual history .. twisting it to fit my agenda when necessary .. or just for fun. To show that any altered history will look like this: Some time after the end of the American Civil War. The Baltimore...

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Backdrop

I have created a couple of different backdrops .. or at least .. call it sections of the backdrop for my small layout

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Loco Numbering

Loco Numbering System I have a new loco for my layout . “On30 Modern 4-4-0 American outside frame loco" (DCC) .. c. 1920’s. I was thinking about weathering it and realized that it needed lettering and numbering before even starting the weathering. That got me to thinking about the number on the cab. There was...

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