My Walther's order finally got here. One of the things was Blair Line's traffic signs. Things were getting pretty lawless in Tellico Gap but as soon as the the sign went up Barney went on patrol and life is good again!
Thanks Jon. The track is Peco code 55 and being it is secondary and yard trackage after I painted it (sprayed with black primer) I just buried it as deep in the ballast as I could then used the edge of a small screwdriver to clean out the excess along the inside of the rail.
I have a odd shaped space that would be ideal for a mobile home and maybe a garden patch. I got one made by Imex. It's actually a travel trailer which is OK because of the small amount of space I have. I don't know what the white outrigger thing sround the bottom of it is so I got rid of it and replaced it with underpinning. Also painted the roof silver and added a porch and steps and got rid of the hitch and over sized crank handle. Now to make it's plot of land ready for the big move!
looks really nice on the progress with the street signs and the trailer. I was looking at some of the older photos and was curious to know if you are planning on replacing the crossing bucks with something that is more to scale and prototype resemblance? Or is what you have a stand in until you get the better crossing bucks in place?
Thanks for the kind words Ray. The crossing bucks are a stand-in. But then a case could be made the whole layout is a stand-in! The time period and era I'm modeling there would have been cross bucks but no lights or gates. So far I haven't found anybody that makes them. If you know of anybody that does make em' please let me know. Right now it looks like I will have to scratch build them at some future date.
Work on the land is finally progressing. The driver of the pick-up might want to wait until the DOT crew smooth out that first bump! The bridge is in two pieces as I had to remove about 2 inches from the middle to make it fit.