1 Home

This is a TEST PAGE for the new Blogger "Contempo" theme (introduced in 2017.

 This is the 4th of the 5 variations of the "Contempo" theme that you can pick, the blue-colored one.
IMHO, my original "Awesome" theme looks better on my computer, but this new Contempo theme is easier to navigate on my iPhone. The 1st image should be BELOW this text. The below image shows how this test site looked with it's previous "Awesome" theme.

The 1st image should be ABOVE this text.

The 2nd image should be BELOW this text.

The 2nd image should be ABOVE this text.

2 Building Your Garden Railroad

This text did not show in the original edit window of the Contempo theme (after I changed from the "Awesome" theme.

I copied and pasted it here to save it.


Method one
1. Get a general idea of what you would like to do. A.A rough sketch or just well thought out.
2. Check the elevations in your yard. A.Use the liquid level gauge method. B.Use Level and yard sticks C.Use transit
3. Lay out your plan on paper to scale and check your grades. A.Use largest radius possible.  Try for at least a 4' radius (LGB 1600 curve). A larger radius (possibly 10' or larger) will be required for many live steam locos and some of the larger loco's and rolling stock (check before you build or buy). All LGB standard production equipment will work on 2'radius. B.Make sure all track is accessible for cleaning and maintenance. C.Tunnels: you must have access to remove derailed cars. D.I do n…

3 (demo page) Edelweiss Club Info

Web Demonstration Page For Dirk Carmichael, of Dragoon, AZ  (5/7/2012)

PURPOSE of This Page: The purpose of this page is to demonstrate to Dirk, how using a FREE blogger page such as this demo page -- makes it possible to EASILY access all his information.
CLICK HERE to view Dirk's layout info on MyLargescale.comCLICK HERE to view Dirk's custom diesel-building info on MyLargescale.coCLICK HERE to view Dirk's photos in a Flickr Photostream album
Additional Notes:
URL: The URL this demo page is . Dirk's page could be made at something like or similarOPTION 2:  Dirk could also register a "Domain Name" like  '' or similar, from a low-cost Registrar for around $10-$15 per year. we're in Pittsburg, Missouri today.
We're doing some more typing.
Just adding something great.
The is a test, only a test, if this were a real world situation the message would.......


4 The Changing URL Problem

(This was a 2012 problem, hopefully fixed by now.

(2012 post)
The last page tab at the top labeled "4 Bad Link" should demonstrate the "Broken Tab" problem, because page URLs are CHANGING.

The original URL was", and it should have REMAINED at this same URL  -- if things were working right  (which they are NOT).

The tab is trying to go to this above URL, which gives a
 "Sorry, the page you were looking for in this blog does not exist. "
error -- because Blogger CHANGED the URL.


The URL is now

This happened because I changed the TITLE of the page, and Blogger INCORRECTLY changed the URL to match the new title.

This is creating a huge MESS -- because any LINKS from other external sites will be BROKEN as soon as I update a page.   Said another way, I DARE NOT update any of my blogs' pages, until Blogger fixes thi…

5 More Test Writing

Here's some more writing on this new "Contempo" theme.

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