• 1:56

    Overview of the Greeley Freight Station Museum Part 1

    The Greeley Freight Station Museum is one of the largest HO scale layouts in the world. The 55-square-foot, Oregon, California and Eastern is the dream of retired Newspaper Publishers David Trussell. He started building the layout in 2004, and by 2009 95% was complete and open to the public. A group of dedicated volunteers worked…

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  • 8:33

    Touring the Greeley Freight Station Museum Part 1

    The tour of the Oregon California and Eastern of David Trussell begins with the Rio Grande Zephyr leaving Chiloquin staging and heads to Klamath Falls. The lead F-unit is number 5771. Klamath Falls sits above the two tunnels. This town used to be one of the largest log producing areas in America. The zephyr continues…

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  • 10:14

    Operations on the Greeley Freight Station Museum Part 1

    Operations on the Oregon, California and Eastern of David Trussell begin at Quartz Mountain Summit where the train they call the Texas Special is heading downgrade. On the point are two GP-35s, followed by two GP-38-2s. At Bly Mountain Loop the grade is 2.2%. F-7s stand ready to work out of the lower helper bucket.…

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  • 8:00

    Owner Inspiration & Techniques – Greeley Freight Station Museum Part 1

    Allen Keller has never seen any layout like Oregon, California, and Eastern of David Trussell. David has had his plans for 50 years designing his dream layout and starting over and scratching it out. In fact this version is the seventh plan for the layout. It was hard to start from scratch to build a…

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  • 5:02

    The Greeley Freight Station Museum’s Prototype Boxcar

    One of the Greeley Freight Station Museum’s best volunteers, Dave Cimbura began some research on finding a prototype boxcar for the museum. The museum happens to be surrounded by railroads, so there are many stored boxcars near them. They decided to do some research to find one that is suitable, and see if they could…

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  • 8:28

    Coloring Rocks with David Trussell

    There are a lot of rocks on the Greeley Freight Station Museum and the Oregon, California and Eastern model railroad, and the color is always consistent. In this video, David Trussell demonstrates how he creates those consistent colors. David uses rock remodeling from Risk Canyon, which is the same as done with Canyon and Colorado.…

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  • 17:19

    Pouring and Coloring Water

    The Greeley Freight Station Museum and the Oregon, California and Eastern model railroad boasts five lakes and four rivers, and two log ponds. When the modelers are working with water, it sometimes takes three or four people to coordinate their efforts, especially when modeling a river with some length. There are many ways of doing…

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  • 6:03

    Installing an Engine Decoder Power Pack with Martin Tarnrot

    In this video, modeler Martin Tarnrot will demonstrate how to assemble a cheap model train power pack. Using cheaper power packs can save a modeler a lot of money, and the assembly is the same for most packs. Model train power packs, or batteries onboard locomotives, have grown in popularity in the hobby. Specifically in…

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  • 2:00

    Overview of Seneca Valley Lines

    The Rochester Model Railroad Club recreates the Lehigh Valley railroad in the 1960s, but the club’s HO layout is called the Seneca Valley Lines. The 70 year old club has moved seven times over the years, its current location the basement of the church has been home for 20 years. That’s a long time for…

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