382Re: An introduction and some questions
- Jul 2, 2005
--- In NCNGRR@yahoogroups.com, Aaron Splawn <aaronsplawn@y...> wrote:
Thanks for the warm welcome.
> Welcome Randy! I too am new to the group, but have modeled and
collected NCNG stuff for a long time. I think you will discover that
the NCNG has a lot to offer. Not only can you still capture mountain
railroading with deep canyons and tall trestles, but you can also
model numerous industries, along with city streets with victorian
**Sounds like the NCNG is right down my alley.
> I model in Hon3 and would love to see some kits produced. Chicago
Park station would be awesome... It's already been done in O scale,
but I'm not aware of one in HO. The engine house in Nevada City
would be another great, and simple kit.
**I have sent to Underground Press for their plans listing. I will
look at the various drawings and let you know if these projects are
> As for maps, Herman Darr sketched out a set of maps a few years
ago. They show the main line and the spurs in relation to todays
roads. They're great for goin out and chasing the old right-of-way.
**Great. These may also be available from Underground Press.
> Hope this helps, Aaron
Any ideas on my other questions
* What size rail was primarily used on the NCNG?
* When did the nice herald with the track between the trees come into
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> Randy Brown <asmtrains@j...> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Name's Randy Brown.
> I have been model railroading since 1964.
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