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Class J Railfanning

Posted on August 14th, 2016, by Michael Rountree

In June, I was able to fulfill a long-desired goal – to experience a train trip behind the mighty Norfolk & Western Class J! This was the final excursion of 2016, and took place in Manassas, Virginia.

Deepwater District Layout Visit

Posted on September 9th, 2015, by Michael Rountree

I was invited by a friend (Mark) to join him for an operating session on the fabulous Deepwater District layout, built by Gerry Albers. This is an HO layout, and as it turns out, one that is located rather close to where I live.

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The Hoppers Project, Part 1

Posted on June 4th, 2011, by Mike

Any West Virginia coal-hauling railroad worth its salt should have vast quantities of open hoppers, right? Not wanting to spend $15 per car for the multiple dozens I figure I will need, I decided to instead make use of the cheaper cars that I acquired during my high school years.

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