Entries Tagged as ‘Blogs’

Saturday, March 17, 2007 at 8:30 am

Daryl Dankwardt’s Model Railroad

Another find by Coxy, and another model railroader who both hand-lays his track and has started a blog to chart the progress of his layout, is Daryl Dankwardt, who models Canadian railroads during the steam transition era. He’s been at work on his layout for four years, but started blogging last month. (Don’t miss the […]

Friday, March 16, 2007 at 4:55 pm

Central New Jersey Bronx Terminal

The Central New Jersey’s Bronx Terminal apparently had some insane trackwork; what’s crazier is that Tim Warris has taken it upon himself to create a model of that terminal, hand-laying all that complicated track. He’s just started a blog to take us step by step through the design and construction process. Excuse me while I […]

Thursday, March 8, 2007 at 10:21 pm

Two More Model Railroad Blogs

Two more model railroad blogs for future reference. The Oregon, Washington, Navigation and Railway is Kent Williams’s N-scale protolanced Pacific Northwest layout. Confessions of a Model Train Geek is another of Steve Boyko’s projects (his railfanning blog was covered here previously) and another blog that chronicles a layout’s construction.

Tuesday, January 30, 2007 at 11:44 am

Two N Scale Blogs

Two new blogs by model railroaders building N-scale layouts: Allen’s Model Railroad Blog and Trai-N-master.

Monday, January 22, 2007 at 12:11 pm

A Railroad Blog Roundup

Steve Cox changes his mind, reintegrates his N-scale model railroad and railfanning blogs back into a single blog (previously). Marcel Marchon found some more rail and transit blogs a couple of weeks back. Highlights include transit blogs Transit Sleuth and Live from the Third Rail, both of which covers rail transit issues from light rail […]

Monday, January 22, 2007 at 8:49 am

New Version of Microsoft Train Simulator Coming

Microsoft Train Simulator came out in 2001. Since then, other than some bug fixes, not much has happened: a planned sequel, Train Simulator 2, was cancelled in 2004, and the game was given over to Atari for publishing as a jewel-cased value game, no longer published by Microsoft itself. But the game itself is neither […]

Tuesday, January 2, 2007 at 6:37 pm

12 Railroad Blogs

Marcel has the best blogroll, where I discover the following blogs about trains, most with a fairly specific focus: Alta Velocidad Ferroviaria is a Spanish-language blog about high-speed rail. Amtrak Tracking for My Commute Between New York City and Philadelphia‘s title is self-explanatory — it started as a way of tracking Amtrak’s on-time performance — […]

Monday, January 1, 2007 at 7:42 am

Coxy’s Railroad Blogs

Steve Cox used to have just one railroad blog; yesterday he split it in two. Coxy’s N Scale Blog focuses on his model railroading: DCC, modelling in N scale and model railroading and children are topics he’s tackled so far; Coxy’s Railroad Blog deals with the “prototype stuff” — viz., railfan photography. I don’t think […]

Friday, December 15, 2006 at 12:05 pm

Two More Model Railroad Blogs

I can say hardly anything about MJ-blog, because it’s in Danish. But Daniel Swearingen’s Train Blog looks very interesting: a major focus is the ongoing construction of his model railroad, but he digresses into related subjects, such as a critical look at Model Railroader over a 40-year period.

Tuesday, December 5, 2006 at 8:30 pm

Two More Model Railroad Blogs

Bill Baar’s Trains primarily focuses on model railroading with some diversions into railroad news and railfanning — a hobbyist’s blog, essentially. Updated all too infrequently. Dennis David’s Schwarzburg Modelleisenbahn is ostensibly a blog about the construction of his N-scale model railroad based on German prototypes, but there’s lots of interesting digressions, such as photos from […]