Hey guys. My name is Ian and I just recently re-discovered this forum. Kind of funny, really. I found this site by Googling to see if Frisco had a historical society. I went to join, and imagine my surprise when the website told me my email address was already in use! Apparently I joined 9 years ago, but completely forgot all about this website in the time since. I guess I must have joined looking for information about the MoPac's White River sub while researching my last layout. Anyway, fast forward 9 years to today, and I am now interested more in the Apple industry of the early 1900's. The N scale layout I am currently planning will use apple shipping, apple evaporating, and vinegar as the main theme, along with the various infrastructure of fruit and its byproducts. I've never really seen a layout of that theme before, but I'm sure it's far from an original idea. Anyway a bit more about me, I have been an N scaler since the late 80's, off and on. This will be my 5th layout and my second big one. Going at it smarter this time, I've decided to build this layout in small sections to a high degree of completion before moving on to the next section. I found with my last layout that a room full of bare track sitting on wood roadbed doesn't inspire anyone's imagination. I also do a bit of 1:1n3 railroading, as I make my living working in the roundhouse of the D&S. Anyway, I'm glad to have re-discovered this resource, I've already learned quite a bit in the week or so I've been back.