Hi I got my first train set when i was ten. I am now 15 and i miss having that set. I am making $100+ a week babysitting my sister while my parents work. I would like to start a train layout building from the ground up. I figured i would start with a locomotive and cars and work my way up from there as time and money allow. It will take a while I know but I am willing to do the work and take the time. The town I have in mind is centered around the paper industry. I will have mountains and hills full of woods, a paper mill, and a downtown area. I am planing on having only one locomotive(maybe two farther down the road. I will have box cars and log cars as well as woods equipment. I already know what im going to use for a control system and all that I just cant decide whether to look to steam or diesel to pull my cars. It is an older style logging line that has been shut down for years and restored and brought back, as a way to get the dying town back on it's feet, in other words my town will be making a better economical come back than the U.S. I like both steam and diesel but im torn between the two. Steam would provide a more rustic style of transport up and down the mountain and would couple well with old style log cars and logs flowing down the river to the mill. Yet diesel would provide faster transport and would look better hauling the box cars. so i dont know which one to choose or if I should take em' both. What do you guys think?