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Fun Lover
Well, this is what I did. IT was a grueling 3 weeks with many nights up after midnight and the last couple until 5 AM. All structures were either built or refurbished . Left undone was the painting (other than the sky blue) of the backdrop and the weathering and populating of the platforms.




The lower disconnected tracks are roundhouse tracks.


Here's the sand house and fuel tank I did last weekend.




The engine house I did back in March. Naturally, the lights burnt out the day before the open house. You can't tell, but I added a arc welder circuit for the show.


My 8-year-old son took this of the freight yard.


Pensy Passenger 05 prepares for departure.


grande man

Bonafied Grande Nut
Very nice work, Chip. It looks great. I especially like the old Alco being used as a weed planter. :cool:


Chip, I'm envious! I wish I was anywhere near that far along. I know it must have been ALOT of work.

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