Welcome to the Mountain Pacific Lines!The Flagstaff Model Railroad Club encourages and promotes all aspects of the hobby of model railroading for anyone interested, regardless of skill level or experience. Club members meet regularly on Tuesday nights to operate trains or to work on the layout. The club culture is family-oriented and informal.
Category Archives: Project “Hill Valley”
It’s been four months since the last Hill Valley post, as my “day job” continues to interfere with my hobbies. In fact, the Coconino County Fair has already passed, and in the final weeks leading up to the Fair the … Continue reading
It’s been three months since the last Hill Valley post, and by now you’re probably wondering what’s been happening with the project. Truth is, my work schedule has been so busy with travel and overtime, that it has been hard … Continue reading
Perhaps a better title for this installment is “measure twice, cut once” because as it turns out two trips to the Club were necessary to get the building placement correct. But I’m getting ahead of myself.
The Hill Valley project involves reworking the existing HO town into a representation of Flagstaff, Arizona in the 1950s. The new scene will emulate the historic depots and businesses along Route 66 in a manner that creates the illusion that … Continue reading