Author Archives: Jeff Peck

Fun With Paper

Remember the old days when you got a train set and you got buildings with it made from paper cutouts? Well, paper’s sort of making a comeback with advances in print quality and the ability to cut architectural details to … Continue reading

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Bowie History Days

On May 21st, a small but intrepid band descended on the Bowie Railroad Museum. Cliff and I bought modules, some were making their debuts and we decided to go cordless and use our battery powered throttles. Christian, Tom and Matthew … Continue reading

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Run for the Border

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One of our more enjoyable setups are the twice yearly visits to Ranson, WV to participate in the Bunker Hill Train Show hosted by the Bunker Hill Train Club. Joe Vanorsdale and his team put on a great show. There’s … Continue reading

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Masterpiece Modules

You say you’re interested in T-Trak but you don’t have the time, the skills or the tools to build a module?  Well, we can eliminate that excuse right here and now. Out there in the Texas town of Austin, there’s … Continue reading

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I Swear I Saw an Ark…

On Saturday, June 27th we visited our friends at the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Station in Silver Spring, MD.  The weather forecast was a foreboding one but that didn’t deter a hardy band of T-Trakers from doing our annual History … Continue reading

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Sykesville and Patapsco Railway – June 7th

A sunny June morning brought us to our old friends, the S & P Railway Club. We set up a 24′ layout with modules provided by the Hylands, Leon, Dave Clyde and Cliff’s 2 new 1 footers; one with a … Continue reading

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Bowie Railroad Museum

Rain rain go away…well,  at least that’s the way it started. A light rain and humidity greeted us but not to worry, the waiting shed here gives us plenty of cover. An early CSX light power move off the Pope’s … Continue reading

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National Train Day at the Gaithersburg Railroad Museum

For the last 6 years, Amtrak has designated the 2nd Saturday in May as National Train Day.  So, Ed and Patrick, Frances and Leon, Jim, Cliff, Christian and I set up a 3 table layout on the grounds of the … Continue reading

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Riverdale Park Farmer’s Market

On April 30th, we tried out a new venue in keeping with our policy of setting up in proximity to active rail lines and proximity to food. The Riverdale Park Farmer’s Market is held in the lot next to the … Continue reading

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Sykesville and Patapsco Railway Club’s Open House February 7-8

The BANTRAK T-Trak gang rode up the Patapsco River valley to Sykesville to help out our friends from the S & P Railway Club. We set up in the upstairs of the Old B & P Tower that stood guard … Continue reading

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