THANKS to all the members for the great wealth of info posted on this site. we're new G gaugers living on the edge of a natl forest, and are ready to start building a mtn lumber short line, w/ over 200ft of SS track, a new shay, and an assortment of several ten wheelers,LGB, and rolling stock we picked up this past winter in arizona. we've scratched together three bridges, a water tower, and a couple portals.we enjoy weathering all our stuff, and Linda enjoys building n painting structures, and has a green thumb. we also enjoy offroad exploring and scrounging up stuff at garage sales. we would enjoy hearing from others living near us. thanks again largescalers!