Follow along as I continue the build of my N scale model railroad. In this episode I show you the latest progress on my build, as I finish off the Western Avenue Yard trackwork and come close to starting the scenery on this section of the layout.
Well, I’ve finally started on the west end of my Western Avenue Yard! Once this short board is done (90cm, 2ft11) I’ll start on the exciting bit…the scenery! I’ll be shooting an update video this coming weekend – as I’ve realised I haven’t put one out for over 2 months!
A very productive evening…all the trackwork on the main Western Avenue Yard board is now complete, with feeders added. Now just to connect the feeders to the two bus wires (main line and yard buses) and test. Next up will be the short 3ft board for the west end of the Western Avenue Yard, and then this first part of the main layout level is ready for scenery.
Well, after a few weeks of doing nothing on the layout, finally managed to put aside an hour tonight to continue working on the Western Avenue Yard. I’ve laid all the mainline tracks and am halfway through the yard tracks. Once I’ve done this board, just a short 3ft board to do to finish this yard, then I can start the scenic work for this part of the layout, before I continue with the rest of the layout. I’ve got quite a bit of free time coming up, so hope to get all the trackwork done this week.
Working on adding track to the Western Avenue yard. Unfortunately have not had time to do an update video as have been away, but I’ll try get a quick one out soon.
A few small projects I’ve taken down to our apartment on the coast… Showcase Miniatures Local Delivery Truck and Donkey Forklift. I have a few more of their trucks to do – will paint and add detail parts when I get back home in a few days
Follow along as I continue the build of my N scale model railroad. In this episode I give you an update on the Western Avenue yard board and the progress of my road underpass project. Be sure to view my Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/chicagosubnscale as I will be adding photos and updates to that as I build my new layout. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chicagosubnscaleInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/chicagosubnscale
Follow along as I continue the build of my N scale model railroad. In this episode I update you on two projects I am working on, as well as my current trackplan of the staging yard and the Western Avenue yard, with a preview of the planned peninsula. Be sure to view my Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/chicagosubnscale as I will be adding photos and updates to that as I build my new layout. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chicagosubnscaleInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/chicagosubnscale
I painted the underpass this weekend. Heavy rust at the front, getting less towards the back. Not quite sure about the road colour at the moment, but so far I’m happy with the rest. Graffiti will be added later this week.
Quick bit of painting done before work today – wanted to get the underpainting done so that I can start painting the models this weekend. First up is putting a layer of undercoat on the underpass. I also took the opportunity of adding a layer of the primer to my Showcase Miniatures MOW truck, while I had the airbrush out. I went through my detail parts drawers and found a selection of grafitti – had no idea I had collected so many! But perfect for the underpass.