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The Crossing Gate. Model railroad discussion.

Thomas Gasior

Discussion of model railroading and operations.

Recent Episodes

Episode #19 - Hurdles. Overcoming obstacles to better model railroading.October 08, 2021 Episode artwork Episode #18 - Prototype Modeling. How does following prototype practices increase your hobby experience.September 24, 2021 Episode artwork Episode #17 Layout planning and design. Voices of experience.September 10, 2021 Episode artwork Episode #16 Improving your locomotives. 70 tons of fun.August 27, 2021 Episode artwork Episode #15 Building a large home layout.August 13, 2021 Episode artwork Episode #14 Mistakes will be made. Making and recovering from modeling issues.July 23, 2021 Episode artwork Episode #13 Choosing Industries for your layout.July 09, 2021 Episode artwork Episode #12 3D printing possibilities. Enhancing the joy of modeling. June 25, 2021 Episode artwork Episode #11 Three layout owners that feature operations discuss a new layout being planned by a TCD member.June 11, 2021 Episode artwork Episode #10 Submarine Projects - Will they ever see the light of day?May 28, 2021 Episode artwork Episode #9 - Part 2 of episode #8 Plus the Crossing Gate Gang after show chat.May 14, 2021 Episode artwork Episode #8 Motivation - Finding 15 minutes a day for projects. Pt. 1April 30, 2021 Episode artwork Episode #7 Reefer Madness. Modeling and operating a packing district with Mike Jordan.April 16, 2021 Episode artwork Episode #6 Modeling electrified railroads. Advantages and myths of overhead wires.March 26, 2021 Episode artwork Episode #5 Planting your Layout. Creating a place and time with visual clues.March 12, 2021 Episode artwork Episode #4. Large Industries are better for your layout.February 19, 2021 Episode artwork Episode #3. NMRA AP Program for rolling stock.February 12, 2021 Episode artwork Episode #2. Bulletproofing your layout. Tips and tools to improve reliability.February 05, 2021 Episode artwork Operations: car cards and waybills. Good, bad and future.January 20, 2021 Episode artwork