A Crisfield Time Capsule

Before I was going to model the Maine narrow gauge lines, I thought I might build a layout depicting Maryland’s Eastern Shore, specifically around the Crisfield area, even though there was never a narrow gauge railroad on the Shore. Anyway, here’s some footage of Crisfield back in 1953. Except for the cars, it didn’t look…

By GMortensen 13 December, 2022 0

YouTube Playlists

I have a few playlists on YouTube that are about various railroad interests. I’ll maintain and update this post as I add new playlists. If you find any you think I might want to add, leave a comment below. Maine Two-Foot Railroads Maine Logging Operations Life in Maine Asian Railroads Model Train Stuff HOn30 Modules…

By GMortensen 22 March, 2021 0

Useful Conversions

It’s not always easy to do quick conversions between metric and imperial measurements, beyond knowing that 1″ = 25.4mm, especially when dealing with fractional numbers. Fortunately, there’s a great website out there that makes it easy: RapidTables.com. The converters I find most helpful for modeling are: Inches to Millimeters Millimeters to Inches

By GMortensen 30 December, 2020 0