Category Archives: Track

Red Rock Canyon Article Has Been Updated

I have added a few more photos and some explanations to the Red Rock Canyon article in the ARTICLES section of this web site.  This article shows some of the earliest construction on the layout.

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Girls Can Do Roadbed Too!

This past summer when my Granddaughters were visiting from California, they helped extend the track above Red Rock Canyon by putting in some new roadbed. Here you can see Chloe carefully brushing the ballast material between the ties on a siding, … Continue reading

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Curvature vs. Radius

The term “minimum radius” can be very confusing to model railroaders, particularly those of us who want to make our outdoor layouts look more prototypical and less toy-like in appearance.  As a necessity, manufacturers talk about minimum radius when they … Continue reading

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