Author: Greg Amer

Blogging – A Backend Story

Over the last ten years blogging about my layout, I’ve tried to get the most out of this website. This…

P48 – SW9 Upgrade Part 3

My four month marathon with the SW9 is almost finished (see my previous posts: P48 – SW9 UpgradeP48 – SW9…

P48 – SW9 Upgrade Part 2

A followup to my previous post P48 – SW9 Upgrade.  Pilots After that previous post I focused on the pilots. by…

P48: Atlas SW8 Decoder Install

I brought home my friend’s SW8 to work on recently. Mainly the loco needed a decoder install, upgrade to LEDs…

P48 – SW9 Upgrade

My Atlas O SW9 project started in March of 2020 when I converted it to P48 with Right-O-Way geared wheel…

Seaport Maintenance Pt. 2

I’ve spent a good deal of time finishing off the Port of Seattle Seaport Maintenance Facility. This building has been…

P48 – #6 Turnout Build

Proto 48 #6 Turnout A few months ago I saw Shawn Branstetter”s Building a Right O’ Way Switch Kit post…

P48 Conversion – Atlas Trainman 40’ Hy-Cube Box Car

I spent most of April converting a pair of Atlas O 3 rail cars to Proto 48. Atlas O Trainman…

Proto 48 Conversion Atlas Master 53’ Evans Box Car

I’ve spent most of April working on a Proto48 conversions to a couple of Atlas Box Cars. Both cars were…

Maxum Petroleum Survey

I recently started working in Seattle again after 5 years working in Auburn and Tacoma. It’s interesting to get back…