Room Preparation

I tore the Nova Scotia Eastern Railway up in the summer of 2004 to get ready for our move to a larger house. Being a good railway baron, I ensured I would have (more) space for a new layout in the new home. I ended up with a 10×16 foot room, which is about double … Read more

The Nova Scotia Eastern Railway – Photos

As promised, here are some photos of my old Nova Scotia Eastern Railway layout. A passenger train goes by the station on the main line, while a CN switcher shunts the Windsor & Hantsport siding in the background. The NSER 76493 caboose brings up the rear of a short freight as they pass some rather … Read more

The Nova Scotia Eastern Railway, part 1

My first model railroad was the Nova Scotia Eastern Railway. It was a two-level around-the-walls layout built in an 8′ x 12′ room. The NSER was a fictional shortline that took over CN’s Dartmouth Subdivision in Nova Scotia, and interchanged with CN and the Windsor & Hantsport Railway at Windsor Junction. The Junction itself was … Read more

Introduction

Hi, I’m Steve Boyko and this is my blog about model railroading. I plan on describing the construction of my own model railroad, talk about my previous railroad, and provide some links and pointers to anyone looking to get into the hobby. I am by no means an expert but I hope I can get … Read more