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  1. Ballast and Switches

    by , December 13th, 2011 at 03:14 PM (Carolina, Chicopee & Central Illinois Railway)
    I haven't updated my blog for a good while, so it is time for another update!

    The entire yard has been ballasted with old ballast I had on hand that had been in storage for years. The yard tracks are ballasted with Woodland Scenics Dark Fine Ballast, the Main track and the runaround ballasted with Medium Gray Fine Ballast. I used a 1/3 Water, 1/3 Rubbing Alcohol, 1/3 Matte Medium mixture for gluing ballast down. This worked very well for me. I intentionally let some of the painted ...