Finishing the ballast on a section the Western Pacific / paired track east bound near Golconda.
Neat to see unadulterated SOU hoppers in service. These were shot yesterday in a ballast train.
This module will mate up with the Santa Anna River module that has the Right Hand Crossover. It will also include the fire station on the corner...
This is a plan made from Abracadata Concept and Design software of a module that includes the Santa Anna River bridge and RH Crossover. The gray...
This guy spent the entire day railfanning and it appears the lack of sun may bring his day to an end. I wonder if he has the required rangers day...
Experimenting with different ballasts and combos. Highball Fine Light Grey and Woodland Scenics Buff are visible in this shot.
Finished out all trackwork.
Painted the tracks brown.
Painted a backdrop on aluminum flashing.
Started ballasting yard.
Using Highball Products #121
N Scale Lt. Grey Ballast.
Balmer Yard - Galer Street. 8/30/2009
Smith and son #50 penn-ohio blend with Micro engineering
code 55 track. Oh and its lady bug season. ;-)
CSX Ballast Spreader at Lebanon Junction
If you're into modeling Columbus, Ohio NS or CSX mainlines... this is what the ballast looks like :)