Yard Improvement

Our track building team recently completed a small project in Lindenwood Yard, designed to help improve traffic flow of trains passing through the yard property. The by-pass track, highlighted in yellow in the image, was extended beyond the crossover that links the two arrival & departure tracks. Previosuly, the by…

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Coonskins & Buzzsaws

No model railroad layout claiming to represent Saint Louis in the nineteen-seventies would be complete without including the Saint Louis-San Francisco Railway (FRISCO) and the Missouri Pacific Lines (MOPAC). Because of their shape, Frisco’s emblem was know as the ‘Frisco coonskin‘ and Missouri Pacific’s logo of this era was commonly…

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Front End Fest

Locomotives for three of the many railroads operating on the Saint Louis Lines pose for the official layout photographer as a couple of commuters at the station seem unimpressed at the spectacle. Locomotive power from left to right: Missouri Pacific (MoPac) U23B #2254, St. Louis-San Francisco (Frisco) GP38 #638, and…

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