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Stabilize Covered Bridge

A few months ago I create a piece of “yard art” depicting the impending wreck of the Soggy Bottom Express. I did this using a section of trestle and a covered bridge that came from my recently dismantled backyard layout … Continue reading

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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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Building Trestles for your Garden Railroad

I have always thought that every railroad needs a trestle or two. There is just something about the wooden structures of a trestle that make for appealing visual eye-candy.   Everything on a trestle just looks a little bit better … Continue reading

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