This module has been removed from service due to damage to the turnouts. The future is currently unknown.
Plans were changed to remove all track from one side of the mainline and build the town of Three Notch with a number of buildings, a bank, and a park complete with gazebo. Buildings were started and mainline track was added.
Maintenance of Way crews have begun preparation in the town of Three Notch (formerly Northwood Falls) to restore the double track main through town. Work will begin this coming weekend and crews hope to complete the repair work within 30 days. Crews will repair one mainline switch and include installation of a new switch to service a new cold storage… Read more »
This module was damaged during the move to our new home. The branch section was broken loose and foam inserts were knocked out.
Work began on an addition to this module to add a three track yard for smaller setups. A 4 foot module was added to one end to provide access to the yard. A new industry took over the spur on this module to make transporting structures more manageable.
I want to thank everyone who joined us in Albert Lea this past weekend. Shane, Laura, and Belva from CenterTrak were joined by Matthew Newman from MN Free-mo for a 46 foot long layout that had a 45 degree bend in it. I also want to thank Brian Kinstad for allowing his Twin River module to be included. The layout… Read more »
It’s official. CenterTrak is setting up a small layout at the Albert Lea Train Show on December 1st and 2nd. We can get into around noon on Friday, November 30th for setup and can be there until the mall closes. We have our own store to set up in, but will make space available to Jerry, the show coordinator, if… Read more »
Today I added information for two new modules, Three Notch Feed and Union Cutoff, both owned by member Shane Lambert. Both modules are operational (having been used and tested during the Great Train Expo in Shakopee, MN on November 3rd & 4th). Union Cutoff acquired from Michael Chapman with the Minnesota Free-mo group, needs a little maintenance and some scenery… Read more »
Shane Lambert finally finished one half of the track and electrical work on his East Side Produce terminal module. All of the track is spiked and wired, and all of the turnouts have ground throws. Structures and scenery are next.