#69 December Status Report

December 3, 2012

The Big Train Project Status Report (Part 69) This is a special report on a brand new display being added to the EnterTRAINment Junction (EJ) layout.  It’s an amusement park, but not just any amusement park.  It will replicate the main features of Cincinnati’s own Coney Island.  While it will not be an exact replica […]

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#67 October Status Report October 28, 2012

October 28, 2012

This month’s article is a follow-on to last-month’s Part 66 in which I mentioned the need for some method to hold the camera steady during the long exposure times I recommended for photographing the EnterTRAINment Junction (EJ) layout.  This article looks at some of the devices and methods that can be used to steady the […]

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#66 – September Status Report

September 30, 2012

This month’s article is a follow-on to last-month’s Part 65 in which I described some of the pitfalls of flash photography of the EnterTRAINment Junction (EJ) layout.  This article looks at the technique of using the available light in the layout to photograph it. As I mentioned last time, the camera sensor needs a certain […]

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#61 – April Status Report

April 9, 2012

I’m taking a totally different tack in this article by describing one of the special events held at EnterTRAINment Junction (EJ) recently.  The event was a recurring annual event, the Model Engineering Show, which EJ, its volunteers, their friends, and local hobbyists provide free of charge for EJ visitors.  The most recent occurrence of this […]

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#60 – March Status Report

March 15, 2012

The Big Train Project Status Report (Part 60) One of the new features which has been recently introduced into the EnterTRAINment Junction (EJ) layout is day-dusk lighting cycle.  This highlights the lighting details which has been incorporated into the models in all parts of the layout and accentuates the interior details included in many of […]

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#59 – February Status Report February 15, 2012

February 15, 2012

The Big Train Project Status Report (Part 59) As in past articles, this time we’ll look again at some of the details of the EnterTRAINment Junction (EJ) layout which may not catch the eye at first glance but which contribute to providing a sense of realism to the layout and enhance its overall quality.  As […]

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