Category Archives: Off Topic

Yard Art Notes–Train Oriented Yard Art

Last spring I had the outside of my house painted. The only train related problem was that my layout in the back side yard ran right along the side of the house. (See Repainting the Cliffs of Insanity). This proximity … Continue reading

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Off Topic – Kitchen Light Fixture

First, let me apologize for not updating TJsTrains.com more often. But real life has intruded on me in a substantial way. One of my daughters has recently come back home to live and some days ago gave birth to our … Continue reading

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Bachmann Unveils New C-19

Bachmann has released a promotional video showing their new product in the Spectrum line of G Gauge train engines. Let me know what you think! – TJ (Originally posted 8/24/2012)

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Off Topic – Unwanted Tenants in Covered Bridge

One of my first construction projects on my backyard layout was a covered railroad bridge where the track swings around the corner where the fireplace juts out from the back wall.     This was one of those spur-of-moment projects … Continue reading

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