Piedmont Division Blog

Dream big, start small and plan for the future


Entries Tagged as 'Informational'

Change is afoot

October 21st, 2013 · No Comments

I've decided to eliminate my Kansas City Southern (KCS)  motive power and replace it with more Norfolk Southern and Southern road names. I have 7 pieces of KCS motive power units and all but 1 of them can be converted to either NS or SOU.

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Category: Informational

Norfolk & Western Heritage

January 14th, 2009 · No Comments

I have 7 pieces of KCS motive power units and all but 1 of them can be converted to either NS, SOU, Conrail or NW motive power. I will most likely strip the current paint schemes and re-paint them to NS and SOU schemes. The lone piece which will not be converted is the SD45T-2 unit, and since neither NS or SOU had tunnel units this one's fate is still yet to determined.

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Category: Informational · Operations

Smoky Mountain Trains Museum Tour

January 5th, 2009 · No Comments

We had the opportunity to tour the museum just prior to our departure on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad excursion the morning of Friday, November 28, 2008, which is the day after Thanksgiving 2008. This is my second video installment using editing techniques that I have newly employeed for use in post-production with added audio both music and oral commentary as well as transition frames, titles, and credits at the end.

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Category: Details · Events · Fun · Informational

Dream Big, Start Small and Plan for the future

September 4th, 2008 · No Comments

I was inspired by the MRH forum discussion thread "Is there a right way to model railroad?" started by Irv (aka feldman718 ), and this thread got me to formulating and rethinking the herald slogan catch phrase for my Piedmont Division site and I came up with: "Dream Big, Start Small and Plan for the Future" I like the sound of it and I especially like what […]

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Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine

August 7th, 2008 · No Comments

It is with great pleasure that I announce that the old Model Trains Universe (MTU) has been morphed into the Model Railroad Hobbyist (MRH) magazine and online site. I am proud to be a part of this online community and have contributed several articles and blog entries on the old MTU site that will be […]

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Category: Informational