Visiting the BNML

I had my first ever operations session on someone else’s layout today! I was invited to an operating session on William Brillinger’s BNSF Manitoba Limited (BNML). After driving the icy highway 75 south around noon, I arrived at Bill’s house and saw the BNML for the first time in person. Bill’s layout occupies the top floor … Read more

BNSF 12580

Someone pointed out that Overland Models is coming out with a model of Operation Lifesaver caboose BNSF 12580. This caboose is a semi-permanent resident of Winnipeg at the BNSF short line in town. The model will be “only” $300! I don’t think I will be ordering one. Here’s a shot I took of BNSF 12580 … Read more