It's first light at dawn as we catch a MILW westbound train with a trio of SD40-2 on the point. It has just started to snow and the sun is just peaking out of the low sky as the train passes by. It once again reminds us that it will be a white Christmas this year.
We hope all your dreams come true this year, from our family to yours, Merry Christmas.
Rocky Mountain Division in HO Scale
We visit Bill Barker's MILW Rocky Mountain Division for the September 2015 magazine, which models the Milwaukee Road from 1950-1974. The layout includes the electric portion of the line from Deer Lodge, Montana to Avery, Idaho, which is about 200 miles. All of Bill's structures are scratch-built and he has expertly created the beautiful scenery of western Montana and northern Idaho. You will see beautiful scenery on the layout as the route follows the Clark Fork River and travels through the Lolo National Forest. Bill’s layout includes several towns, all carefully scenicked with scratch-built structures and prototypical details.
For more information see the September 2015 page.