Videos

Below are layout updates and switching operations videos from my YouTube channel. Additional videos can be found in the How To section of this website. Please click the link below to subscribe to my YouTube channel. Thanks for watching. 

This video highlights the actions of the GNRR North Local crew switching ERB, a manufacturer of plastic safety products. The facility receives plastic pellets in covered hopper cars as well as an occasional boxcar of products. Follow along as the crew observes prototype practices and safety procedures during the switching operations.

Switching ERB

This video is the recorded version of a YouTube live layout tour and operating session that was held on April 17, 2020. The video features a tour of the layout with commentary on the structures and track plan. In addition, a short operating session switching a couple of industries was held using the ProtoThrottle. Viewers can read the chat questions that were asked and the comments that were made during the live broadcast.

Live layout tour and ops session

This video highlights the actions of the GNRR North Local crew switching the Georgia Metal Coaters facility on my layout. An article on how I built the operating overhead door appeared in the May 2018 issue of Model Railroader magazine. The video also showcases my recent weathering of several coil cars including the new Thrall-Trinity 42' coil steel car from ScaleTrains.

Switching Georgia Metal Coaters

This video highlights the actions of the GNRR North Local crew switching the Capitol Materials facility on my layout. An article on how I built the modern era building materials facility and the lumber racks appeared in the March 2018 issue of Model Railroader magazine. The video also showcases a scratchbuilt lumber load for a centerbeam flat car.

Switching Capitol Materials

This video highlights the actions of the GNRR North Local as it switches Argos Cement and the Team Track. The video also showcases my recent weathering of several two bay covered hopper cars and a Southern waffle side box car.

July 2019 Layout Update