Layout Rebuild Has Begun

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by TomPM, Sep 6, 2003.

  1. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    About a week ago I began the Layout Rebuild. First over a two night period the old layout was taken down. I removed all the track, foam, and hard shell. The only thing remaining is the mountain with the waterfall.

    The new layout calls for another section to added between the two existing plywood boards. The boards will be covered with 4 inch thick layer of pink foam. The track re-laid and then the terrain sculpted.

    Until the time comes that I can get all the supplies together, my son and I set up the temporary track plan that is shown in the photos below.

    Since I was able to borrow a digital camera over the weekend I will be taking more photos of cars and locomotives on this temporary set up and will post them in various places on the forum.

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    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Here is another photo of the temporary track plan.

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    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Here is the waterfall that I intend to use on the layout rebuild.

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    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Here is a portion of the mountain that will hopefully also be part of the new layout.

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  5. interurban

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    Good on ya TomPM I always like to see a change:D :D :D
    Happy modeling.
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    looking good, i was wondering what you used to model the water in the water fall
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    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Tom,
    Best wishes on the reconstruction. As some one who has torn a layout apart and rebuilt it I can tell you that its a mix of "ARRRGGGGH!" and "Ahhhhh!". :) I learned a lot though and made many improvements the second time around. I'm glad you saved the waterfall. I remember when you posted it. Nice scenic effect.
    Ralph